History in Color:
March14, 1971, Rostov, Russia – Super heavyweight Stanislav Batishchev of Donetsk, Ukraine reaches 600kg total in the 110kg class at the 1971 Friendship Cup in Rostov.
After this tournament, Batishchev joined the exclusive Club 600.
Only five athletes were able to join the Club 600 based on their participation in the official Olympic weightlifting competitions. Here is the list of athletes in the Club 600:
|1.||Vasily ALEXEEV||Superheavy||645KG (235+172.5+237.5)||1972, USSR Nationals, Tallinn, USSR|
|2.||Ken PATERA||Superheavy||632.5KG (229+175+229)||1972, Olympic Tune-Up, San Francisco, USA|
|3.||Rudolf MANG||Superheavy||630KG (230+177.5+222.5)||1972, European Championship, Constanta, Romania|
|4.||Serge REDING||Superheavy||620KG (220+175+225)||1972, International Tournament, Lille, France|
|5.||Stanislav BATISHCHEV||Superheavy||620KG (220+175+225)||1972, USSR Nationals, Tallinn, USSR|