Two Olympic Champions: Andon Nikolov and David Rigert
History in Color: June 17, 1978, Havirov, Czechoslovakia – 1976 Olympic Champion, legendary David Rigert of Team CCCP wins the gold medal in the 9okg class at the 1978 European Championships in Havirov. 1972 Olympic champion, brilliant Andon Nikolov of Team Bulgaria receives a bronze European medal for the third place.
|1||David RIGERT, Soviet Union||180 + 217.5 = 397.5|
|2||Rolf MILSER, West Germany||160 + 215 = 375|
|3||Andon NIKOLOV, Bulgaria||167.5 + 185 = 352.5|
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