7,232 Miles Away From Mexico City


Team CCCP Weightlifting is having a good time at the Volga River.

It’s 1968 and they are 7,232 miles away from Mexico City where is a few weeks they will compete at the 1968 Summer Olympics. It’s 11,638 kilometers away from this place that was famous for Volga boatmen and their songs.

Team CCCP (L-R):
Gennady Chetin (56kg, Perm), Boris Selitsky (82.5kg, Leningrad), Yevgeny Smirnov (75kg, Leningrad), K. Gromadin (massage therapist), Jan Talts (90kg, Tallinn), Vladimir Belyaev (82.5kg, Kiev), Dito Shanidze (60kg, Tbilisi), Leonid Zhabotinsky (90+kg, Zaporozhye), and Arkady Vorobyev (head coach).


Summer Olympics From 1896 To Today

Summer Olympics1968 Summer Olympics
Location: Mexico-City, MEXGOLD MEDALISTS

Weight Class Name Total (kg)
56 Bantamweight Mohammad NASSIRI, Iran 112.5+105+150WR = 367.5EWR
60 Featherweight Yoshinobu MIYAKE, Japan 122.5EOR+117.5+152.5EWR = 392.5
67.5 Lightweight Waldemar BASZANOWSKI, Poland 135+135EOR+165EOR = 437.5WR
75 Middleweight Viktor KURENTSOV, Soviet Union 152.5OR+135+187.5WR = 475OR
82.5 Light Heavyweight Boris SELITSKY, Soviet Union 150+147.5OR+187.5OR = 485EWR
90 Middle Heavyweight Kaarlo KANGASNIEMI, Finland 172.5OR+157.5WR+187.5 = 517.5OR
90+ Super Heavyweight Leonid ZHABOTINSKY, Soviet Union 200OR+170OR+202.5 = 572.5EOR

Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,
please follow the link associated with the weight class.



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