February 18th, 2018

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Kanygin (CCCP)

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History in Color:

World champion Vladimir Kanygin, middleweight from Blagoveshchensk, Russia competes in the snatch lift at the 1971 USSR Spartakiade in Moscow.


1971 Championship of the USSR
Location: Moscow Russia
Weight Class: Middleweight  [75 kg]</p>

More Info On the 1971 Championship of the USSR

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Vladimir  KANYGIN, Spartak  Blagoveshchensk 460 = 152.5+140+167.5
2 Valentin  MIKHAILOV, Avangard  Voroshilovgrad 455 = 150+127.5+177.5
3 Alexander  GALKIN, Spartak  Donetsk 455 = 150+130+175
4 Alexander  KOLODKOV,   Alma Ata 450 = 155+125+170
5 Server  MURTAZAEV,   Fergana 440 = 147.5+127.5+165
6 Alexander  LUKYANOV,   Vitebsk 437.5 = 145+125+167.5
7 Anatoly  KOVALEVSKY,   Belorussia 430 = 140+125+165
8 Anatoly  MAYASIN,   Riga 430 = 140+125+165


Note: The results above include the following results (kg)

TOTAL = PRESS + SNATCH + CLEAN-AND-JERK



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Makinen (Suomi)

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History in color:

4x Olympian, European champion Eino Makinen (1926-2014)  of Tampere, Finland competes in the 90+kg weight class in the weightlifting match between Finland, Estonia and Leningrad in 1961.


Eino “Eikka” Makinen represented his native Finland at four Summer Olympics in Helsinki (1952), Melbourne (1956), Rome (1960) and Tokyo (1964).


He won bronze medals at the Worlds (1955, 1961) and won gold (1955), silver (1954, 1957, 1961) and bronze (1959) medals at the European championships.


He was the first Finnish weightlifter to each the 400kg total and was the key figure of the Suomi weightlifting team in the 1950s.