chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Gyorgy Rehus Uzor (Hungary), 1946-2020

Sad new came from Hungary. Gyorgy Rehus Uzor passed away on August 2020. He was 74.

Our condolences to the family and friends of Gyorgy Rehus Uzor.

RIP, Champion!

History in Color:

July 25, 1976, Montreal, Canada – Hungarian middle heavyweight Gyorgy Rehus Uzor competes in the snatch program in the 90kg weight class at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

Gyorgy Rehus Uzor (1946-2020) was one of the top athletes in the middle heavyweight class in the world in the 1970s. He finished in the top 5 at the World Championships in 1975-1978. and won a bronze medal at the European Championships in Stuttgart.

Rehus Uzor was a Hungarian Olympian and represented his country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. He took the 4th place with a 350kg (157.5+192.5) total.

His all-time personal best was a total of 365kg (165+200) in 1976.

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