weightlifting

What You Do not Know About weightlifting Might Surprise You

1985 The 100 Year Anniversary of Russian weight-lifting was celebrated in Saint-Petersburg. In honor of this, a solemn plenum of the USSR Weight-lifting Federation was held. By that time there had been about 1000 world records, 33 highest Olympic awards, 131 gold medals of the Planet Championships, 175 top awards of the European Championships on account of its bogatyrs. The Soviet weightlifters won 25 team victories in the Globe Championships, and 31 — in 34 European ones. 1960 Yuriy Vlasov became the 1st Heavyweight Champion from the USSR at the Olympic Games in Rome, Italy. Weightlifters competed in provincial championships...