Meanwhile in Ukraine … Oleksiy Torokhtiy shows you how to Power Jerk. It’s in Russian so if you can help with the translation of the main points please do so in the comments. In the meantime watch his 240kg Clean & Jerk here.
Highlight from the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … Kim Unju (75kg, North Korea) Squatting 175kg x5 four days out from competition. This was the heaviest squat I saw performed by a female athlete that week (wasn’t there when the +75kg ladies were squatting). Gotta love the whole team counting reps. They did this for most of the […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Kirill Sarychev sat down for an interview with Konstantin Konstantinovs. If you can help with the translation, please do so in the comments or use the ATG submit form. Update 14.05.2015: Thanks to reader Nyah we have a translation. Translation Kirill Sarychev (KS): Hello, Friends. Today, I would like to present […]
After we saw the men put up record breaking performances at the 2015 Men’s Weightlifting Nationals, it’s now time for the women’s Nationals. As always I will update this post with videos & results as they happen. +75kg Meng Suping 140/193/333 (121.58 bw) Jia Yuping 141/160/301 Jia Weipeng 135/157/292 Sun Yongjie 128/158/286, She is 17! […]
Meanwhile in Colombia … at the 2015 Junior Pan American Championships. 20 year old Luis Mosquera won the 69kg category with a 150kg Snatch and 186kg Clean & Jerk. He went 6/6 with 140/147/150 and then 172 (Power Clean)/182/186. Next month he will compete at the Junior Worlds in Poland (now at 69kg). I’ll be there taking photos […]
Here is a fairly recent interview with Naim Suleymanoglu. I hope some of you can help with the translation of the main points. Translation: Thanks to Şamil. He was born on January 23, 1967 in Ahatlı village. Two years after his family moved to Mestanlı. In childhood, he was interested in football, wrestling and swimming. When […]