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1st Chinese World Record Maker

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On the History in Color photo, weightlifting legend Chen Jingkai of China is performing his favorite clean-and-jerk lift during a training session in China.


Chen Jingkai (1935-2010) was the first weightlifting world record maker of China.


It happened on June 7, 1956 when he cj’d 133kg in Beijing.


Legendary Chen competed in the bantam and featherweight and set 9 world records (all in clean-and-jerk).

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