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Soviet Weightlifters of the 1970s at the Baltic Cup


History in Color:

The cover photo shot rather from an unusual angle shows well-known Soviet weightlifting megastars of the 1970s during the introduction ceremony at the Baltic Cup:


Left to right:

Vladimir Ryzhenkov (82.5kg, Moscow, Russia, USSR), Vasily Kolotov (90kg, Pervouralsk, Russia, USSR), Valery Shary (82.5kg, Minsk, Belarus, USSR), David Rigert (90kg, Shakhty, Russia, USSR)

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