chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team CCCP in the United States (1978)


History in Color:

A group shot of Team CCCP Weightlifting during their stay in the USA at the 1978 World Championhip.

The original photo by Bruce Klemens (USA)

Front row (l to r)):

D.Rigert (100kg, gold), Y. Zaytsev  (110kg, gold), K. Osmanaliev  (52kg, gold), Y. Vardanyan  (82.5kg, gold);

Back row (l to r):

A. Medvedev, R. Plyukfelder, N. Parkhomenko (USSR Weightlifting Federation, President), I. Nikitin, translator, V. Militosyan (75kg, silver), translator, S.  Arakelov (100kg, silver) , S. Poltoratsky, I. Kudyukov (heas coach), V. Alexeev, L. Zhabotinsky, G. Karapetyan (EWF, Vice President), N. Kolesnikov (60kg, gold), S.Rakhmanov (+110kg, silver), G.Bessonov (90kg, silver), n/a, Y.Sandalov

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