chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,
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Amazing Valentin Khristov (Bulgaria)

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History in Color:


September 22, 1975, Moscow, Russia – 19-year old Bulgarian junior heavyweight Valentin Khristov competes with a happy smile at the 1975 World Championships in Moscow.


Valentin Khristov was simply amazing. He won the 110kg class with a magnificent total of 417.5kg (180+237.5) and set 4 world records that night:



  • Snatch      180kg

  • Clean and Jerk      237.5kg

  • Total (2)      410kg

  • Total (2)      417.5kg


That was the first World title won by amazing Bulgarian junior!

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