Shary, Valery : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Shary, Valery

Sport:
weightlifting

Country Represented:
Soviet Union

Years Competed:
1976

Medals Received:
gold

Olympic Info:
A member of the Soviet Union weightlifting team at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, Shary competed in the light-heavyweight division. He won the gold medal with an Olympic record of 365 pounds.

Career Highlights:
Shary won the gold medal in the light-heavyweight division at the World Championships in 1975 and 1976. He was also the European Champion both years.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
unknown


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References:
Jewish Sports Legends: The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, by Joseph Siegman (Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, 2000)


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