chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

David Rigert: 1975 USSR Spartakiade in Vilnius

History in Color:

July 9, 1975, Vilnius, Lithuania – Legendary Soviet weightlifter David Rigert of Shakhty, Russia competes in the 90kg class at the 1975 USSR Spartakiade and 1975 USSR Championships in Vilnius.

28-year old Rigert won the tournament with a 382.5kg (172.5+210) total. It was his 3rd national title and the 1st USSR Spartakiade that David won in his remarkable career as an athlete in this sport.

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