USA vs. USSR: Firm Handshake in 1956
History in Color:
Champions of the 1956 Summer Olympics Paul Anderson (USA, left) and Arkady Vorobyev (USSR) exchange a firm handshake behind the scenes of the Olympics in Melbourne. Head coach of Team USSR Yakov Kutsenko is seen next Vorobyev.
Anderson won his gold medal in the super heavyweight class (90+kg) and Vorobyev won the OLympics in the middle heavyweight (90kg).
|56||Bantamweight||Charles VINCI, United States||105EOR+105OR+132.5 = 342.5WR|
|60||Featherweight||Isaac BERGER, United States||107.5+107.5OR+137.5OR = 352.5WR|
|67.5||Lightweight||Igor RYBAK, Soviet Union||110+120OR+150OR = 380OR|
|75||Middleweight||Fedor BOGDANOVSKY, Soviet Union||132.5OR+122.5+165OR = 420WR|
|82.5||Light Heavyweight||Tommy Tamio KONO, United States||140OR+132.5OR+175WR = 447.5WR|
|90||Middle Heavyweight||Arkady VOROBYEV, Soviet Union||147.5WR+137.5+177.5OR = 462.5WR|
|90+||Super Heavyweight||Paul ANDERSON, United States||167.5+145EOR+187.5OR = 500OR|
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