Yury Duganov

Posted on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 by John Wood
Yury Duganov is another in the long line of great Soviet weightlifters. Notice that Duganovw as an early adapter of the split-style which served him well. As a middleweight, he set eight world records in his career, all in the snatch. Duganov’s best official mark in the snatch was a 133 kg lift in 1955 in Podolsk, Russia although he did hit an unofficial record of 136.5 kg as a light-heavyweight at a meet in Beijing, China in 1956. Duganov won four Russian lifting championships (1950, 1953-1955) and finished second in two others (1949, 1951) but never did make it to the Olympics.
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