Spartakiada 1979


The Lift Up:History in Color series: Super heavyweight Sultan Rakhmanov is getting ready to perform the snatch lift at the 1979 Spartakiada in Leningrad, Russia.

He managed to lift 420kg in total (185+235) at the Spartakiada.

The next year, Rakhmanov won the 1980 Olympics with the 440kg total.

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