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Go Pats!

It’s the 5th win and ABSOLUTELY awesome win! Coming from behind during the whole game and winning in the first ever Super Bowl overtime make the whole football grand finale a Hollywood film like...

Medvedev

Medvedev

As an athlete, Medvedev was a member of the national Soviet team for 16 years. Medvedev didn’t have impressive promising talent for the weightlifting. It was his work ethics and ability to focus on...

Berger

Isaac Berger

Isaac Berger (b. 1936) was one of the strongest featherweight lifters in the 1950’s and 1960’s. His accomplishments exceed those of any other past or present. During the late 1950’s, no lifter in this...

Yanko Rusev

Rusev

Yanko Rusev (b.1958) was a graduate of the Bulgarian weightlifting school that challenged the Soviet team to dominate Olympic weightlifting in the 1970’s and the 1980’s. Overall, while most of the time the Soviets...

Rigert

Rigert

  David Rigert was and remain an absolutely “cult figure” for many generations of the fans of the Iron Game. David Rigert (b. 1947) was one of the leading athletes in a legendary Soviet...

Ivan Abadzhiev

Abadzhiev

The enhanced archival photo depicts the coach of Team Bulgaria Ivan Abadzhiev doing a high pull of 300kg (660 lbs) in the training camp. Abadzhiev is barefeet. The boy at the volleyball court behind...