chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

The Best Heavyweight Pressers in the World (1971)

History in Color:

September 25, 1971, Lima, Peru – The winners of the press lift in the 110kg class receive their medals at the 1971 World Championship in Lima (left to right):

Alexander Kraychev (Bulgaria, silver medal, 187.5kg), Yury Kozin (USSR, gold medal, 200kg) and Roberto Vezzani* (Italy, bronze medal, 185kg)

* Note: Representative of Team Italy receives the medal on behalf of Roberto Vezzani who apparently due to injury wasn’t present at the ceremony.

Tags: bulgaria, history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, ussr, weightlifting

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