chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Norbert Schemansky (USA): Training Session in Moscow (1963)

History in Color:

Moscow, Russia, USSR, March 1963 – Norbert “Norb” Schemansky of Detroit, Michigan, USA is training at the Luzhniki Arena during his stay in the Soviet Union for the 1963 Prize of Moscow international tournament. Legendary super heavyweight received a special invitation to participate in the Prize of Moscow and finished second to Leonid Zhabotinsky in the 90+kg weight class.

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