Monthly Archive: April 2017

Kosarev

History in Color: Mitrofan Kosarev (1911-2005) was the best Soviet bantamweight in the 1930s and 1940s. Nobody could beat Kosarev when he competed. He won the USSR championship in 1938, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944,...

The Nightmare No-Lift

History in Color Series: October 21, 1964 (Tokyo, Japan) – In his last attempt at the 1964 Summer Olympics, Olympic champion Yury Vlasov goes for 217.5kg in the clean-and-jerk. It’s a world record at the...

The Miracle of Nature

Back in the times, he was called the “miracle of nature”. The cover photo from our History in Color series showcases legendary Paul Anderson competing at the 1955 World Championship in Munich, Germany. This...