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Yurik Vardanyan, USSR/Armenia

Yurik Vardanyan was arguably the strongest light heavyweight lifter in the history of this weight class. A native of Armenia (part of the USSR at that time), he was a member of the Soviet national team from the late 1970's to the mid 1980's. He won 7 gold medals at the world championships between 1977 and 1985... More.
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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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