World Record in Rome
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Yury Vlasov lifts 202.5kg in the snatch and sets the new world record at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
This was the grand finale of the weightlifting program of the Olympics. Vlasov had a great night and won the title of Olympic champion in the super heavyweight class. He did 8 out of 9 missing one attempt at 185kg in the press lift. He set two Olympic and two World records (sj and total).
His final total was 537.5WR (180OR + 155OR+ 202.5WR).