chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Victor Sots


History in Color Series:

Victor Sots (b. 1958) of Donetsk, Ukraine, USSR is completing the clean-and-jerk lift.

Victor Sots was one of the strongest lifters in the 100kg class in the early 1980s. He won two World and European titles, USSR Championship, USSR Cup and set 6 world records. His trademark was his powerful push press style in the CJ lift.


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