chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Rolf Milser (Germany): Moscow, 1983

History in Color:

October 29, 1983, Moscow, Russia – 32-year old Rolf Milser of West Germany wins a silver medal in the 100kg weight class at the 1983 World Championships in Moscow.

At the 1983 World Championships, Milser finished on the 6th place with a 390kg (170+220) total.

Olympic champion Rolf Milser (b. 1951) was the most successful and impressive West German weightlifter of the 20th century.

He represented his country at 3 Summer Olympics (1972, 1976, 1984). He had to miss the 1980 Olympicsdue to the boycott of Moscow Olympics.

Milser won a gold Olympic medal in the 100kg weight class in Los Angeles. He is also a 2x World Champion (1978, 1984), European Champion (1979) and an author of 2 world records (both in the clean-and-jerk).

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