Here is Artem Ivanov (2011WWC Ukrainian 94 kg silver medalist) with a whopping 235kg C&J. That’s 9kg more than Ilya’s winning C&J.
Former 82.5kg lifter Ibragim Samadov still got it. 145 kg jerk at age 44. On a side note: At the 1992 Olympics Ibragim Samadov (EUN) was disqualified after he threw his medal onto the podium and walked out of the medal ceremony. The IOC decided not to award the medal to fourth-place finisher Chon Chol Ho […]
Listen to Iron Radio #138. Topic: What Motivates You? Neither illness nor holiday travel can hold back your hosts. After some highway-mobile training talk and contest anouncements, the guys discuss motivation. What motivates YOU? Are you a lone warrior or team lifter? And what is it that underlies your fire to train? Link to mp3
The 2000 Sydney Olympics had a lot of epic lifts. Here is the men’s 69 kg category which was dominated by the Bulgarians. Georgi Markov set a new world record with a 165 kg snatch (363 lbs). Name Body Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg) 1 2 3 1 2 3 Galabin Boevski 68.78 155.0 160.0 162.5 […]