Latvia Strong In Jekabpils
History in Color:
Weightlifters of the Dynamo Riga club at the training camp in Jekabpils, Latvia in 1971-1972 (left to right):
E. Abrashov, Alexander Dynnikov, Juris Klavins, Karlis Pumpurins, Ansis Ziemanis
The Dynamo Riga weightlifting club of the late 1960s to mid 1970s (head coach Mikhail Freifeld) was known a super club that produced such world class athletes as Gennady Ivanchenko, Karlis Pumpurins, Alexander Dynnikov, Anatoly Mayasin, Vilis Perkons and many more.
Note: Special thanks to Alvis Kalvisķis for the info about this photo from the archive of Alexander Dynnikov.