chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Yury Zakharevich Sets 6 World Records per Night (Dnepropetrovsk, 1982)

History in Color:

May 22, 1982, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, USSR – 19-year old Yury Zakharevich of Dimitrovgrad, Russia sets a clean-and-jerk world record using “power jerk” style technique in the 100kg class at the 1982 USSR Championships in Dnepropetrovsk.

It was a phenomenal night for a young weightlifter. He won his first USSR championship with 430kg (195+235) in total and managed to set 6 world records in the 100kg weight class during this tournament Dnepropetrovsk:

  • Snatch 193.5kg;

  • Snatch 195kg;

  • Clean-and-jerk 234kg;

  • Clean-and-jerk 235kg;

  • Total 427.5kg;

  • Total 430kg.

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