Yurik Vardanyan (USSR, Armenia): 5 World Records in Leningrad, 1979
July 30, 1979, Leningrad, Russia – Olympic weiightlifting legend Yurik Vardanyan of Team USSR and Leninakan, Armenia competes in a snatch lift program in the 82.5kg class at the 1979 USSR Spartakiade and 1979 USSR Championships in Leningrad.
Yurik won the tournament with the total of 390kg (175.5+215). He set 5 world records on his way:
- Snatch 175.5kg
- Clean and Jerk 213kg
- Clean and Jerk 215kg
- Total 387.5kg
- Total 390kg