Yurik Vardanyan (USSR, Armenia) at the 1979 USSR Spartakiade
July 30, 1979, Leningrad, Russia – Legendary light heavyweight Yurik Vardanyan of Leninakan (Gyumri), Armenia competes in the clean-and-jerk in the 82.5kg class at the 1979 USSR Spartakiade and Championships in Leningrad.
Yurik won the tournament with the total of 390kg (175.5+215) and set 5 world records on his way:
- Snatch 175.5kg
- Clean and Jerk 213kg
- Clean and Jerk 215kg
- Total 387.5kg
- Total 390kg