chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

American and Soviet Athletes in Stockholm (1963)

History in Color:

September 7-13, 1963, Stockholm, Sweden – Members of the U.S. and U.S.S.R. weightlifting teams are spotted during the sight seeing of Stockholm during the 1963 World Championships (left to right):

heavyweight Leonid Zhabotinsky (Zaporozhye, USSR, bronze medal, 90+kg),  middleweight Joe Puleo (Detroit, USA, n/a),  heavyweight Norbert Schemansky (Detroit, USA, silver medal, 90+kg), middleweight Alexander Kurynov (Kazan, USSR, gold medal, 75kg), trainer Jack Lipsky (Baltimore, USA, trainer)


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

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