Vasily Alexeev in Ryazan (1976)
History in Color presents a color version a rare photo with legendary Vasily Alexeev competing in a local meet:
May 7, 1976, Ryazan, Russia – Vasily Alexeev bombs out in the snatch program at the 1976 Ryazan District Championships.
He started with 177.5kg. No lift. Then, he failed with two attempts at 182.5kg.
Then, Alexeev went on with the 4th attempt for the record by Yenaldiev (188kg). No lift.