chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Requiem For the Heavyweights

Super Heavyweights in 1979

History in Color: Best Soviet super heavyweights gathered to compete at the 1979 U.S.S.R. Spartakiade in Leningrad. The only exception was Vasily Alexeev who was on the injured list and trained for the 1980 Olympics based on a special program.

Left to right: Aslanbek Yenaldiev, Sultan Rakhmanov, Alexander Blagodarny, Vladimir Marchuk

Similar photos previously in the History in Color series:

Super heavyweights

Super heavyweights

Tags: history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, ussr

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