Monthly Archive: December 2017

Felix Naniev

November 28, 1971 – 21-year old Felix Naniev of the Northern Ossetia sets a new world record in the clean-and-jerk lift at the 1971 USSR Championship (youth) in Cherepovets, Russia. Felix Naniev cleaned-and-jerked 194kg...

World Record By Dzhamal Panakhov

Dzhamal Panakhov in the History in Color          A few days ago, we received a nice message sent to us by one of the best Soviet sub heavyweights (100kg weight class) Dzhamal Panakhov:...

Karimov

History in Color: Soviet featherweight Erkin Karimov competes at the 1968 USSR Cup in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan. Erkin Karimov (b. 1942) was one of the athletes that belonged to the so called “unsung heroes”...