chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team USSR: After 1977 World Championships in Stuttgart

History in Color:

Members of Team USSR Weightlifting gathered for a group shot after the World and European Championships in Stuttgart, Germany in September 1977 (left to right):

Sergey Pevzner (67.7kg, Rostov, Russia), Igor Baldin (massage therapist), Igor Kudyukov (Team USSR head coach), Alexander Voronin (52kg, Kemerovo, Russia), Nikolay Kolesnikov (60kg, Bugulma, Russia), Gennady Bessonov (82.5kg, Shakhty, Russia), Yurik  Vardanyan (75kg, Leninakan, Armenia)


1977 World Championship
Location: Stuttgart, FRGGOLD MEDALISTS</p>
Weight Class Name Total (kg)
52 Flyweight Alexander VORONIN, Soviet Union 107.5+140 = 247.5
56 Bantamweight Jiro HOSOTANI, Japan 107.5+145 = 252.5
60 Featherweight Nikolay KOLESNIKOV, Soviet Union 122.5+157.5 = 280
67.5 Lightweight Roberto URRUTIA, Cuba 142.5+172.5 = 315
75 Middleweight Yurik VARDANYAN, Soviet Union 152.5+192.5 = 345
82.5 Light Heavyweight Gennady BESSONOV, Soviet Union 157.5+195 = 352.5
90 Middle Heavyweight Sergey POLTORATSKI, Soviet Union 167.5+207.5 = 375
100 Sub Heavyweight Anatoly KOZLOV, Soviet Union 162.5+205 = 367.5
110 Heavyweight Valentin KHRISTOV, Bulgaria 180+225 = 405
110+ Super Heavyweight Vasily ALEXEEV, Soviet Union 185+245 = 430

Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,

please follow the link associated with the weight class.

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