chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Boom-Boom-Boom-Boom: V. Klokov Sets Four World Records


Moscow, October 30, 1983 – Soviet heavyweight Vyacheslav Klokov is having an outstanding performance at the 1983 World Championship in Moscow.

Vyacheslav Klokov (b.1959) won the world title in the 110kg weight class that night at the Izmailovo Weightlifting Arena in Moscow. In his career, Klokov 7 world records and 4 of them were set during the 1983 World Championship.

In his second attempt, Vyacheslav clean-and-jerked world record of 245kg (shown on the photo) and that made him also a world record holder in total with 437.5kg.

A few minutes late, he conquered the 247.5kg clean-and-jerk and 440kg in total.

Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom!  Vyacheslav Klokov of Team USSR set 4 world records

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

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