The Best Heavyweight Pressers in the World (1971)
History in Color:
September 25, 1971, Lima, Peru – The winners of the press lift in the 110kg class receive their medals at the 1971 World Championship in Lima (left to right):
Alexander Kraychev (Bulgaria, silver medal, 187.5kg), Yury Kozin (USSR, gold medal, 200kg) and Roberto Vezzani* (Italy, bronze medal, 185kg)
* Note: Representative of Team Italy receives the medal on behalf of Roberto Vezzani who apparently due to injury wasn’t present at the ceremony.