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David Rigert (USSR): No. 1 In the Press, Munich, 1972


History in Color:


September 3, 1972, Munich, Germany – Soviet middle heavyweight David Rigert of Shakhty, Russia wins the Olympic press program in the 90kg class at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.


David Rigert won with a 187.5kg press of the 1972 Summer Olympics.


Things went terribly wrong in the snatch – no lift at a 160kg opener…


 

Tags: history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, ussr, weightlifting
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