Category: Photography

Hop Hop Hop

Hop Hop Hop

It ain’t an Easter Bunny… This is a World champion Gennady Ivanchenko is training in Riga, Latvia in the 1970s. Explosive jumping is essential for Olympic weightlifting. The Lift Up:History in Color series continues…

Kirzhinov

Kirzhinov

The Lift Up:History in Color series: Mukharby Kirzhinov is competing in the 67.5 kg weight class at the 1973 national championship in Donetsk. Kirzhinov was an Olympic champion of 1972, World champion (1972, 1973),...

Poltoratsky

Poltoratsky

The Lift Up:History in Color series: Sergey Poltoratsky focuses on upcoming lift at the 1970 CCCP Championship in Vilnus, Lithuania. At the time, Poltoratsky was only 23. In Vilnus, he won the silver medal...