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Vorobyev (1954)

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Cover photo features legendary Soviet athlete and coach Arkady Vorobyev performing the clean-and-jerk lift in the heavy middleweight class at the 1954 World Championship in Vienna, Austria.


By the end of this tournament, Vorobyev won his 2nd World and 3rd European title.


1954 World Championship
Location: Vienna, AUT
Weight Class: Middle Heavyweight  [90 kg]</p>

More Info On 1954 World Championship

RANK ATHLETE RESULTS (KG)
1 Arkady VOROBYEV,  Soviet Union 142.5+142.5+175 = 460
2 David SHEPPARD,  United States 130+142.5+167.5 = 440
3 Clyde EMRICH,  United States 135+127.5+165 = 427.5


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