Daily Archive: September 22, 2017

Syrchin

August 2, 1979, Leningrad, USSR – Member of Team USSR Weightlifting, Pavel Syrchin is getting ready to lift in the 100kg class at the 1979 Spartakiad of the USSR. Pavel Syrchin (b.1957) was one...

Khasan Yagly-Ogly

The “History in Color” photo features one  of the pioneers of post World War II weightlifting in the USSR, Khasan Yagly-Ogly (1927-1994) performing the jerk lift at the competition in the 1950s. Khasan Yagly-Ogly...