chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Junior Contender From Bulgaria


History in Color:

March 17, 1973, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – 15-year old junior Yanko Rusev performs a snatch lift for Team Bulgaria at the 1973 Frienship Cup in Tashkent.

In a few years, Yanko Rusev will win 5 World Championships, 5 European Championships and set 25 world records.

He will win the Summer Olympic games in Moscow and will become one of the best athletes in the world of Olympic weightlifting.

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