Yakov Kutsenko

Posted on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 by John Wood
Yakov Kutsenko was a great Ukranian heavyweight who competed for the Soviet Union and won two European titles (1947 in Helsinki and 1950 in Paris) and two Silver medals at the world championships (1946 and 1950, both in Paris, both times losing to John Davis.) Kutsenko set three official world records, all in the clean and jerk and all in 1947.
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