The Weightlifting World Podcast interviewed Luz Mercedes Acosta from Mexico. Features an interesting discussion about the all the various training systems she trained under (Bulgarian, Soviet, Iranian). You can download the mp3 here. More: Their Interview with Ruslan Nurudinov.
Meanwhile in Russia … in the Sochi training camp. 2011 European Champion Alexey Yufkin (85kg) Snatches 170kg. Same weight he snatched at his Europeans victory (170 + 215 in Kazan). Recently at the 2014 Russian championships he got 2nd behind Artem Okulov. Follow him on instagram @artuch1. Loading View on Instagram
Meanwhile in Iran… 22 year old Bahador Moulaei Clean & Jerks 260kg! Note this is an older clip. After the Asian Games (where he lifted injured) it was decided that he needs to get surgery on his kne. That means he will miss this year’s worlds and will be out for 9 months out. (via) More: Bahador’s […]