July 14th, 2017

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Pisarenko Comes Back


History in Color:

One of the most impressive super heavyweights in the history of Olympic weightlifting, Anatoly Pisarenko competes at the 1986 UUSR Cup in Lipetsk, Russia.

This was a big but short-term comeback of Anatoly Pisarenko after his disqualification by the Soviet weightlifting federation for the episode in Canadian airport.

Pisareko lifter 460kg in total (205 + 255) and placed second after Leonid Taranenko.