Tagged: Olympics

Atanas Kirov (Bulgaria)

Atanas Kirov (1946-2017)

Atanas Kirov of Bulgaria died in Burgas on January 27, 2017. He was 70. Atanas Kirov was an outstanding Olympic weightlifter. He was the first Bulgarian weightlifter who won the European Championship for his...



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...


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...