chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,
chidlovski
chidlovski

Vladimir Kononov: Happy Birthday and Happy 40th Anniversary of the Big World Records


Happy 40th Anniversary of the world record and Happy Birthday to Vladimir Kononov!


History in Color:

September 17, 1978, Dubna, Russia– Soviet sub heavyweight Vladimir Kononov of Samara (Kuybyshev), Russia sets two world records (225kg clean-and-jerk and 397.5kg in total) in the 100kg weight class during the Russia vs. Poland weightlifting match in Dubna.


The next day, the new world record holder Vladimir Kononov celebrated his 27th birthday!

Tags: history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, ussr, weightlifting, yesterday's hero
Subscribe

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments