chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

World Records By Kono


History in Color:

August 29, 1953, Stockholm, Sweden – 23-year old U.S. middleweight Tommy Kono just set a world record in clean-and-jerk the officials are conducting the weigh-in procedure with the new record holder at the 1953 World Championships in Stockholm.

Tommy Kono won his first world title at that tournament in 1953 and set his 3rd and 4th world record – in clean and jerk (168.5kg) and in total 407.5kg (120+120+167.5)



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