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Zhabotinsky

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August 3, 1967, Moscow, Russia – Soviet super heavyweight Leonid Zhabotinsky of Zaporozhye, Ukraine competes at the 1967 USSR Spartakiade in Moscow.


At the time, Leonid Zhabotinsky was the strongest man in the world. At the 1967 tournament, he set two world records – in snatch (175.5kg) and in cj (219kg).

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