International Weightlifting Championships take place in Moscow, Russia.
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International Weightlifting Championships. Moscow, Russia (Soviet Union).
MS featherweight competitor lifting weights. CU audience. CU judges. MS audience. CU weightlifter receiving bouquet. MS audience applauding. Various shots of competitors appearing on platform and lifting weights, with cut-ins of the audience and judges.
MS winner, Tchen Tsing-Kai holding bouquet, shaking hands with two other competitors. CU two women in audience, one with binoculars. Various shots of bantamweight competitors showing off their skill. CU Ali Safa Samboli of Iran who came 2nd, Marian Zielinski 3rd, the winner was Evgeny Minaynv. MS of them being congratulated and of the winner receiving Cup and bouquet.
Various shots of some of the world's strongest weightlifters in the contest. Various shots of Viktor Bushuev of USSR and Huang Kiang-Yu of China who tied. First place goes to the Chinese athlete because he is a hundred grams lighter than rival. 3rd place goes to Ivan Abajuyev.
Pan along line of athletes from various countries. CU's Bulgarians, Iranians, Chinese, American and Russian athletes. MS audience applauding. CU man at television camera. Various shots of competitors weightlifting. Various shots winner Alexei Mevedev of the USSR receiving bouquet. LS winner, second and third.