Okay, If you are not following ATG on Facebook (or twitter) here is what went down over the weekend at the 2014 US Weightlifting National Championships.
Caine Wilkes got a 182kg Snatch and 218kg C&J (227kg miss)
168kg Snatch for Norik Vardanian set a new American Snatch Record in the 94kg.
Unfortunately he bombed in the Clean & Jerk [video].
From Norik’s Facebook:
Nationals did not go as well as planned.
As most of you know by now, I bombed out in the Clean & Jerk. We kept increasing a kilo because we thought it was going to require more for the win. Little did we know that 192kg was all I need for the win. I missed 193,194, and then 195.
My legs just haven’t been the same since I strained my quad weeks back. That is no excuse though. I was more than ready for those weights.
I did have a great snatch day though. I made all three lifts of 160,166, and 168kg. My last two attempts were Senior American Records.
Here are the 94kg Results
Here is Kendrick Farris’ 197kg Clean & Jerk. He weighed in at only 90.6kg.
This category was dominated by Jenny Lyvette Arthur
104kg Snatch + 125kg Clean & Jerk (attempted 135 for an American Record, but missed the Jerk)
174 kg by Caleb Williams is a new American Record.
14 year old Clarence Cummings broke the American Clean & Jerk Record with 153kg
And Derrick Johnson set the new American Snatch Record with 123kg
2014 US Weightlifting Nationals Highlights is a post by Gregor Winter from All Things Gym.