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Alexander Varbanov (Bulgaria)

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History in Color:


Alexander Varbanov (b. 1964) was perhaps one of the strongest ever middleweights of all times. His personal best was the total of 382.5kg (167.5+215, bodyweight 74.6kg) that reached on February 29, 1988 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.


Varbanov won a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He was a 3x World Champion (1983, 1985, 1986), 4x European Champion (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987), 4x Bulgarian champion (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985).


Those are the awards and numbers. The rest is on the cover photo!

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