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David Rigert Gets Ready For a Big Lift (1975)


History in Color:

March 19, 1975, Zaporozhye, Ukraine – Legendary David Rigert of Shakhty, Russia competes for the Team USSR in the 90kg class at the 1975 Friendship Cup in Zaporozhye. He won the first place with a 377.5kg (170+207.5) and set a world record in clean-and-jerk (216kg) in the middle heavyweight class.

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