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Vladimir Kaplunov (USSR, Russia): 1967 USSR Spartakiade


History in Color:

July 29, 1967, Moscow, Russia – 34-year old Soviet Army lightweight Vladimir Kaplunov of Khabarovsk, Russia is competing in the 67.5kg class at the 1967 USSR Spatakiade and 1967 USSR Championships in the Shakhter Weightlifting Hall in Moscow.


Vladimir Kaplunov (1933-2015) of Khabarovsk, Russia was one of the best lightweight Olympic lifters in the world in the first half of the 1960s.


Kaplunov won the World Championship in 1962, European Championship in 1964, USSR Championships in 1962, 1963, 1964 and the USSR Spartakiade in 1963. At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, he won silver with the  432.5kg total (140+127.5+165) in the 67.5kg weight class.


He set 11 world records in his career.

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