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Vyacheslav Klokov, USSR

World Championship, Lille, France, 1981: 22-year old rookie of Team USSR, Vyacheslav Klokov wins the silver World and European medal in the 110kg class. Two years later, he won the world title in Moscow, Russia. His son, Dmitry Klokov won the 2005 World Championship making it the first 'golden dynasty' in the history of World Championships.
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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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