New Wave of Olympic Weightlifters (Bulgaria, 1971)
Sofia, Bulgaria, 1971 – Student weightlifters at the Youth Sports School in Sofia (left to right):
Yordan Bikov, Trendafil Stoychev, Nedelcho Kolev, Ivan Tonin (coach), Atanas Shopov, Krasimir Iliev, Dimitar Slavov, Alexander Kraychev, Nikolay Kamenopolski
X1, X2, Encho Enchev, Zlatin Evtimov
In Bulgaria, they were called “Olympic Hopes”. In a few years to come, hopes will turn into reality. Many of them will become world famous athletes with remarkable achievements in the sport of Olympic weightlifting.