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Yury Vlasov: 1961 USA vs USSR Weightlifting Match in Moscow


History in Color

July 7, 1961, Moscow, Russia – 1960 Olympic champion, heavyweight Yury Vlasov competes for the Team USSR in the 90+kg weight class in the first match of the 1961 USA vs. USSR Olympic weightlifting meet held in Moscow.


In the first match, Yury Vlasov outlifted Sydney Henry of the USA by 77.5kg in total:



  • Vlasov, USSR 527.5 (180+157.5+190)

  • Henry, USA 450 (147.5+132.5+170)


 

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