Rigert in 1975

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On the cover photo from the Lift Up: History in Color series, legendary David Rigert is preparing for the  210kg clean-and jerk lift at the 1975 World Championship in Moscow.

I think the original black-and-white photo was inserted in all aspiring weightlifters’ training journals of the time.

At least, I had one and many of my teammates had it too.

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