chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

CCCP and Bulgaria: Joint Training Camp


The cover photo of the History in Color series features interesting group shot of Team CCCP and Team Bulgaria before the 1980 Olympics.

The photo was taken in the Tsaghkadzor, Armenia facilites.

Left to right:

Front row – N.Kolesnikov (USSR), K.Osmanaliev (USSR), Y.Sarkisyan (USSR), S.Arakelov (USSR), Y.Vardanyan (USSR), N.Kolev (Bulgaria), A.Prilepin (USSR);

2nd row – V.Todorov (Bulgaria), Veretennikov (USSR), A.Kodzhabashev (Bulgaria), L. Taranenko (USSR), N.Zakharov (USSR), Y.Zaytsev (USSR), O.Mirzoyan (USSR), Manolov (Bulgaria), N/A, Y.Rusev (Bulgaria), N/A, T.Todorov (Bulgaria), V. Logvinovich (USSR), A.Yenaldiev (USSR), N/A.

3rd tow – I.Abadzhiev (Bulgaria), R.Alexandrov (Bulgaria), S.Itkin (USSR), A.Pervy (USSR), V.Talaev (USSR), G.Bessonov (USSR), N/A, I.Kudyukov (USSR), N.Nurikyan (USSR), A.Ivanov (Bulgaria),SSRP. Syrchin (USSR), Muromtsev (USSR), A.Zlatev (Bulgaria), N/A, V.Khristov, I.Kravchuk (USSR), B.Blagoev,  N/A, N/A, N/A, Kodzoev.

4th row – S.Rakhmanov (USSR), Y.Popov, N/A, N/A, E.Brovko (USSR), N/A, Nechiporenko (USSR), Nozdrin (USSR, doctor), N/A, N/A,  Baldin (USSR, massage therapist)

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

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