chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Tommy Kono: Strong in Moscow in 1961

History in Color:

March 10, 1961, Moscow, Russia – 30-year super star of Olympic weightlifting, Tommy Kono of the United States competes in the 82.5kg weight class at the 1961 Prize of Moscow International tournament in the USSR.

By the end of the night, legendary Tommy Kono won his second Prize of Moscow with two new world records – in the press lift (153kg) and in total (460kg).

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