chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Heavyweight Champs in 1970


Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, USSR, 1970 – The winners in the heavyweight class (110kg) of the 1970 USSR Cup on the medal stand.

Left to right:

Pavel Pervushin (Leningrad, Russia, bronse medal), Valery Yakubovsky (Moscow, Russia, gold medal) and Karl Pumpurins (Riga, Latvia, silver medal)

B/w photo from the archives of Akop Faradzhyan who was a coach of Valery Yakubovsky.

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

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