chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Yury Vlasov (USSR, Russia): Budapest, 1962

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

World Championships1962 World Championship
Location: Budapest, HUN
Weight Class: Super Heavyweight  [90+ kg]</p>

More Info On 1962 World Championship

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
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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