chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Olympic Hopes of Bulgaria in Training

History in Color:

Sofia, Bulgaria, early 1970s – Student weightlifters are perfomning a clean-and-jerk lift in training at the Youth Sports School in Sofia (left to right):

Left to right:

Nedelcho Kolev, Alexander Kraychev, Andon Nikolov, X, Yordan Bikov (cj lift), Encho Enchev, Dimitar Slavov.

In Bulgaria, they were called “Olympic Hopes”. In a few years to come, hopes will turn into reality.

Many of them will become world famous athletes with remarkable achievements in the sport of Olympic weightlifting.

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

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