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Heavyweight Champions: 1979 USSR Spartakiade


History in Color:


August 2, 1979, Leningrad, Russia – Heavyweight medalists in the 110kg class of the 1979 USSR Spartakiade and 1979 USSR Championships in Leningrad (left to right):


Sergey Arakelov (Spartak, Krasnodar, Russia, silver medal), Leonid Taranenko (Urozhay, Minsk, Belarus, gold medal), Yury Zaytsev (Army, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine)




1979 Championship of the USSR
Location: Leningrad Russia
Weight Class: Heavyweight  [110 kg]</p>

More Info On the 1979 Championship of the USSR

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Leonid  TARANENKO, Urozhay  Minsk 410 = 177.5+232.5
2 Sergey  ARAKELOV, Spartak  Krasnodar 407.5 = 182.5+225
3 Yury  ZAITSEV, Army  Dnepropetrovsk 395 = 172.5+222.5
4 Valery  KUZNICHENKO,   Brovary 395 = 172.5+222.5
5 Anatoly  PISARENKO,   Kiev 395 = 175+220
6 Robert  OGANESYAN,   Yerevan 392.5 = 172.5+220


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

TOTAL = SNATCH + CLEAN-AND-JERK