chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Vladimir Belyaev (USSR): World Record in Kiev

History in Color:

July 17, 1964, Kiev, Ukraine – 24-year old Vladimir Belyaev, middleweight of the Army Club in Kiev, sets a new world record in clean-and-jerk (176.5kg) in his 4th attempt in the 75kg class at the 1964 USSR Championships in Kiev.

Belyev won a silver medal with 432.5kg (130+132.5+170) total. The gold went to Victor Kurentsov who outlifted Belyaev by 7.5kg in total of three lifts.

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