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Bonk

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History in Color Series:


March 11, 1976: Gerd Bonk of Team DDR lifts 252.5kg and sets a new world record in clean-and-jerk in Berlin.


He added 5kg to the previous record held by Vasily Alexeev of Team CCCP,


Bonk became the first man in the world to bypass a milesone 250kg lift in the clean-and-jerk.

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