chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Coaches and Athletes: Bozhko and Lomakin

Lomakinm, Bozhko (1958)

History in Color:

May 1958, Chicago, IL – Soviet light heavyweight Trofim Lomakin (left) and his coach Alexander Bozhko are discussing the “game plan” before the beginning of the 1958 USSR vs. USA weightlifting match in Chicago.

During the series of 3 matches in May 1958, Trofim Lomakin competed vs. Jim George and won all three matches.

Results can be seen here.

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

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