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Entries Tagged as 'Vasily Alexeev'

Legend of the Eggs

December 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Legend of the Eggs

I am regrettably a few days late in noting the untimely passing of Vasily Alexeev, the famed Soviet athlete who dominated the sport of weightlifting for most of the 1970s. Alexeev was an object of great fascination in the West, for he seemed to embody our deepest fears about the world behind the Iron Curtain: […]


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