chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Nedelcho Kolev of Bulgaria


History in Color:

September 19, 1975, Moscow, Russia – Nedelcho Kolev of Team Bulgaria sets a new world record in snatch (153kg) in the 75kg class at the 1975 World Championships in Moscow.

Nedelcho Kolev (b. 1953) was one of the key Bulgarian weightlifters of the 1970s. He was a World Champion in 1973, 1974, European Champion in 1973, 1974, Champion of Bulgaria in 1977.

Kolev is a Bulgarian Olympian. He won bronze in the 75kg class at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.

He set 11 WRs in his career (5 in snatch, 2 in cj and 4 in total).

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