June 11th, 2017

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100th Anniversary of the 1st USSR Weightlifting Championship


The actual celebration should take place next year but here goes the Lift Up poster for the 100th Anniversary of the 1sy Soviet Weightlifting Championship.

It was held from March 14, 1918 to March 18, 1918 in Moscow.

The protocols can be reviewed at Lift Up.

1918 Championship
3/14/1918 – 3/17/1918
Host: Moscow, Russia Arena: Tourn Foreign Hall
Number of Athletes: 15
Main Referee: S. Dmitriev Secretary: N. Bocharov</p>


Weight Class Name Total (kg)
60 Featherweight Alexander BUKHAROV, Sanitas  Moscow 375.8
67.5 Lightweight Iogann SIPOL, ZKS  Moscow 357.9
75 Middleweight Jan SPARRE, ZKS  Moscow 454.5
82.5 Light Heavyweight Karl FREYBERG, ZKS  Moscow 415.4
82.5+ Super Heavyweight Ivan SUSLOV, ZKS  Moscow 386.2

Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,

please follow the link associated with the weight class.

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