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40 years ago

Koji Miki (Japan, born September 8, 1946) broke the world record in 52 kg snatch reaching for the first time 100 kg in the history in this category (19 August 1969 in Yufuin).Koji Miki’s greatest success at major championships: 3rd in the 1973 World Championships Bantamweight class (252.5 kg). In 1972 Munich Olympics he had the best result in snatch (112.5 kg, Olympic record), finally he was placed 10th in total. Kojo Miki set eight flyweight and bantamweight world records in the snatch between 1965-76.