History in Color:
18-year old Yury Zakharevich competes at his first national championship.
The original photo was taken during the 1981 USSR Championship in Novosibirsk, Russia. Zakharevich competed in the 90kg class and took the second place behind legendary Yurik Vardanyan.
|1||Yurik VARDANYAN, Army Leninakan||402.5 = 182.5+220|
|2||Yury ZAKHAREVICH, FIS Dimitrovgrad||400 = 180+220|
|3||Gennady BESSONOV, Dynamo Shakhty||385 = 172.5+212.5|