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Made in Bulgaria: Retrospective of Bulgarian Olympic Weightlifting

Featuring lifts of various athletes from different eras from 1950s to 1990s: Ivan Abadzhiev, Ivan Veselinov, Valentin Khristov, Khristo Plachkov, Yanko Rusev, Alexander Varbanov, Antonio Krastev, Sevdalin Marinov, Borislav Gidikov, Mitko Grablev, Angel Genchev and two graduates of Bulgarian lifting school Naim Suleymanoglu (Turkey) and Stefan Botev (Australia).

* 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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