Another World Record by Adam Gnatov


March 4, 1972, Ulm (Germany) – 28-year old flyweight Adam Gnatov of Lvov, Ukraine sets a new world record in the press lift.

Adam Gnatov (b. 1944) was a powerful Soviet Olympic weightlifter in the 52kg weight class. He was a vice champion of Europe (1972), USSR champion (1971), USSR Spartakiad champion (1971) and set 14 world records in his career.

At the tournament in Ulm, Adam actually set two world records in the press lift (118kg and 120kg). The second one is shown in the cover History in Color photo.

A few month later, Gnatov advanced with the 120.5kg press and it became an eternal official world record in the flyweight class.

In 1973, press lifting was eliminated from the Olympic weightlifting competitions.


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