History in Color:
September 22, 1962, Budapest, Hungary – Olympic champion of the 1960 Olympics in Rome, legendary Yury Vlasov competes in the 90+kg weight class at the 1962 World Championships in Budapest.
In Budapest, Vlasov won the World title with a 540kg(177.5+155+207.5) total.
After the press and snatch lifts, Vlasov was behind Norbert Schemansky of the United States by 10kg. He managed to bypass Schemansky in total only after lifting 207.5kg in clean-and-jerk.
World Championships from 1891 to Today
|1||Yury VLASOV, Soviet Union||177.5+155+207.5 = 540|
|2||Norbert SCHEMANSKY, United States||182.5+160+195 = 537.5|
|3||Gary GUBNER, United States||172.5+142.5+182.5 = 497.5|
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