Sport is not just about keeping fit. For a certain category of people – sport is a matter of all life, a matter to which they have devoted themselves from beginning to end. The reasons may be different – the desire to prove the greatness of human capabilities, the struggle for one’s country, self-improvement, and finally just an incredible will to win. In this article we will talk about the most famous athletes on the planet.
Perhaps there is no other name in the world that is so firmly associated with tremendous physical strength as the name of Ivan Poddubny. This legendary weightlifter was born in the Poltava region, in the small village of Krasionivka in 1871. His father and mother were hereditary Cossacks and put honor above all. In the whole village, Ivan’s father, Maxim Poddubny, was the strongest and surprised the villagers Continue reading