History in Color:
November 10, 1957, Teheran, Iran – 25-year old lightweight Ivan Abadzhiev of Bulgaria competes in the snatch program at the 1957 World Championships in Teheran.
In Teheran, Ivan Abadzhiev won the first World Championships’ medal ever for Team Bulgaria.
It was a silver medal. The gold went to Viktor Bushuev of the Soviet Union.