World Record 151,5 kg at the 1967 USSR

Anatoly Kalenichenko

Anatoly Kalenichenko (USSR, Russia): World Record at the 1967 USSR Spartakiade

August 1, 1967, Moscow, Russia – Soviet middle heavyweight, European vice champion Anatoly Kalenichenko of the Dynamo Club (Volgograd, Russia) sets a new world record in snatch (151.5kg) in the 90kg class at the 1967 USSR Spartakiade and 1967 USSR Championships in Moscow.

Kalenichenko managed to beat by 0.5kg the world record set by Jaan Talts of Team Estonia just a few minutes before that on the same platform.

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