USA vs. USSR: Firm Handshake in 1956

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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).


1956 Summer Olympics
Location: Melbourne, AUS

GOLD MEDALISTS

Weight Class Name Total (kg)
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

Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,
please follow the link associated with the weight class.

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