:: 12/25/2014: Steve Jones, Sydney Nsw, Australia
I recall reading about his 200kg snatch record and thinking that it was not humanly possible for anyone to snatch that much. Still staggers me to think what a colossal feat this was and still is nearly forty years later.
:: 3/25/2011: Kevin St. John, Rochester NY, USA
What happened to the career of Plachkov? He had a big performance in 1975 at the Worlds and was supposed to be ready for a big show at the Montreal Olympics but it never happened. He lifted for a while longer but never really improved. I saw him at Gettysburg in 1978 but he didn't do anything great and I don't recall seeing results for him after that. Did the Bulgarian system just burn him out?
:: 7/30/2010: ivan agundiz, Mexico , SlP
gran rival para alexeev y bonk increible arranque! descanse en paz
saludos a los apasionados de la halterofilia
:: 6/28/2010: arthur chidlovski, boston , usa
thanks for the update. sad news, indeed.
:: 6/28/2010: Mikhail Faddeev, St.Petersburg , Russian Federation
Христо Плачков скончался 28 декабря 2009 года.
:: 6/18/2007: BORISLAV PLACHKOV, BUL VARNA, BULGARIA
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