chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Medal Ceremony For Heavyweights in Tehran

History in Color:

November 12, 1957, Tehran, Iran – Heavyweight champions receive medals for the 90+kg weight class competition of the 1957 World Championships in Teheran:

Left to right:

Humberto Selvetti (Argentina, silver medal), Alexey Medvedev (USSR, gold medal), Alberto Pigaiani (Italy, bronze medal);

Bruno Nyberg (Finland, IWF President)

1957 World Championship
Location: Teheran, IRN
Weight Class: Super Heavyweight  [90+ kg]</p>

More Info On 1957 World Championship

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Alexey MEDVEDEV,  Soviet Union 165+147.5+187.5 = 500
2 Humberto SELVETTI,  Argentina 175+140+170 = 485
3 Alberto PIGAIANI,  Italy 147.5+130+175 = 452.5

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