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Alexander Varbanov (Bulgaria) Turns 55


Happy Birthday to the Legend!




Alexander Varbanov (b. 1964) was perhaps one of the strongest middleweights of all times. His personal best was the total of 382.5kg (167.5+215, bodyweight 74.6kg) that was reached on February 29, 1988 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.


Varbanov won a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He was a 3x World Champion (1983, 1985, 1986), 4x European Champion (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987), 4x Bulgarian champion (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985).

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