Forgotten Tournament of 1967

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  1. G.H. Massiha says:

    It is happening again after exactly 50 years!

    2017 World Championship is in Anaheim and US already banned visa to citizens of seven countries (even Green Card holders). I have a feeling this year event will be canceled.

    • achidlovski says:

      I think politics shouldn’t interfere with sports and the other way around…
      I am sure that there will be, at least exemptions, made for athletes coming to compete in sports tournaments in America. From what I understand the US Weightlifting will work towards this.

  1. January 29, 2017

    […] Remember Tokyo 1967 (no you don’t ;)? Japan did not issue visas to East German athletes and that world championship was canceled and replaced by little-Olympic competition at Mexico City. (via) […]

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