chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team Army Wins the USSR Cup in Donetsk (1981)

History in Color:

December 23, 1981, Donetsk, Ukraine – Members of Team Army receives the main award of the tournament after winning the first place at the 1981 USSR Cup in Donetsk (left to right):

Yevgeny Penkovsky (Head coach, Team Army), Alexander Pervy (82.5kg, SKA, Donetsk), Gennady Markin (110+kg, SKA, Lvov), Igor Shumeyko (110+kg, CSKA, Moscow)

There were 178 athletes representing 15 clubs at the 1981 USSR Cup in Donetsk. The winners of the team tournament were:

  1. Team Soviet Army

  2. Team Farming United

  3. Dynamo Team

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