chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Two Olympic Champions: Andon Nikolov and David Rigert


History in Color: June 17, 1978, Havirov, Czhechoslovakia – 1976 Olympic Champion, legendary David Rigert of Team CCCP wins the gold medal in the 9okg class at the 1978 European Championships in Havirov. 1972 Olympic champion, brilliant Andon Nikolov of Team Bulgaria receives a bronze European medal for the third place.

European Championships since 19071978  European Championship
Location: Havirov ,  CZS
Weight Class: Middle Heavyweight  [90 kg]</p>

More Info On the 1978 European Championship

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 David RIGERT,  Soviet Union 180 + 217.5 = 397.5
2 Rolf MILSER,  West Germany 160 + 215 = 375
3 Andon NIKOLOV,  Bulgaria 167.5 + 185 = 352.5

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