chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team Hungary 1961: 5 Days Before the Worlds

History in Color:

September 15, 1961, Budapest, Hungary – With less than a week before the opening of the 1961 World Championships, Hungarian weightlifters gathered for a group shot before traveling to Vienna (left to right):

Geza Toth (82,5kg, silver), Mihaly Huszka (56kg, 0), Peter Nagy (56kg, 9th), Gyozo Veres (75kg, silver), Imre Foldi (56kg, silver), Elemer Szabo (60kg, 6th) and Karoly Ecser (90+kg, 4th).

Note: The names of the athletes are followed with their weight classes and places they won at the 1961 World Championships


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

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