chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Alexander Kraychev (Bulgaria): Big Win and World Records in Szombathely

History in Color:

June 6, 1970, Szombathely, Hungary – 18-year old heavyweight Alexander Kraychev of Team Bulgaria competes in the snatch program in the 110kg class of the 1970 European Championships in Szombathely.

Kraychev pressed 180kg, snatched 150kg and cj’d 195kg to win a silver medal with 525kg in total.

In addition, Alexander Kraychev set two junior World records in clean-and-jerk and total.

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