Tagged: History In Color

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...

Spartakiada 1979

The Lift Up:History in Color series: Super heavyweight Sultan Rakhmanov is getting ready to perform the snatch lift at the 1979 Spartakiada in Leningrad, Russia. He managed to lift 420kg in total (185+235) at...

Plyukfelder

Rudolf Plyukfelder in the Lift Up: History In Color series. Plyukfelder (b. 1928) was a milestone figure in the history of the Soviet and international weightlifting. He  proved his legendary status as both active Olympic...

Nosseir

The Lift Up: History in Color series continues with the enhanced photo of El Sayed Nosseir of Egypt lifting at the Festival of World Press at the Berlin Sports Palace in Berlin 1935. El Sayed Nosseir...