TITLE

Iron Curtain Diplomacy

AUTHOR(S)
Wilkins, Rob
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan2003, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p202
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes how Soviet Union joined the International Federation of Bodybuilders. Details of the promotion of strength training and bodybuilding in Soviet Union following the arrival of Ben Weider in 1952; Information on several organizations of bodybuilders in Soviet Union; Background on the first women's bodybuilding championships in Soviet Union in June 1988.
ACCESSION #
8967441

 

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