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Yury Zaitsev, USSR

1976 Olympics, Montreal, Canada: Assisted by legendary athlete and coach Rudolf Plyukfelder, Soviet 110-er Yury Zaitsev snatches 165 kg in the battle of the heavyweights at the 1976 Olympics. After the end of the competitions, Zaitsev was second after Valentin Khristov and, in the end, won the gold Olympic medal due to postive drug test results of Khristov.
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* The Clip-O-Rama section of the Lift Up website presents an educational and research multimedia library of mini-clips featuring various oldtime Olympic lifters and events of the 20th century. The original footage is a courtesy of various media resources including Arthur Drechsler Collection (USA), British Pathe (Great Britain), Nicholas Curry Collection (USA), Geoff Fleming Collection (USA), Getty Images, Gosteleradio (Russia), International Olympic Committee, Robert Kabbas Collection (Australia), Frank Rothwell Collection (Ireland), John Way Collection (Australia), Weightlifting Exchange (USA) and more. Special thanks go to GoHeavy Olympic Weightlifting Forum for their help in preparation materials for the Clip-O-Rama.

 

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