Meanwhile in Latvia … Mart Seim (Estonia, +105) gets a 190kg Snatch in a training camp in Latvia. This is a 10kg PR after his 180+233 at the Estonian nationals last month. Watch Mart’s 350kg Squat here.
Here is the Russian weightlifting technique poster for Snatch and Clean & Jerk which hangs on the wall at the training center in Chekhov. It’s from hookgrip who took the photo during his visit in September 2013. He made both, the Russian original and the translated version available for download in full resolution. The translation was provided […]
It’s time for the 2014 World’s Strongest Man competition. I will update this post with more videos as they trickle in. Results Zydrunas Savickas is 2014 World’s Strongest Man! This is his 4th title. Final Points: Zydrunas Savickas – 64 Hafthor Bjørnson – 63.5 Brian Shaw – 61 Mike Burke – 40 Terry Hollands – […]
Meanwhile in Poland … Ilya Ilyin is currently training in the Polish training hall,which you might remember from the “Siodme Poty” videos (Olympic Sports Center in Spala). Marcin Dolega is also training currently training there. He gets a 190kg Snatch and 225kg C&J. On the European championships start list he is listed with a 405kg total (2nd highest […]
Meanwhile in Spain … Lidia Valentin (75kg) squats 170kg x3. In the upcoming European championships she posted the highest entry total (255kg) of the 75kg. Watch her 124kg Snatch and 140kg C&J here. More Heavy Squats from Strong Women: Boyanka Kostova 200kg Squat Nadezda Evstyukhina 200kg x2 Squat Oksana Slivenko 200kg x2 Squat
Meanwhile in China … You can’t manage what you can’t measure - William Edwards Deming Well, now the Chinese weightlifting team can. Looks like they’ve gotten themselves some “instant lift assessment” stations. It tracks the lift’s bar path (in 3d), measures speeds and so can give the coach & athlete instant feedback. Update: Translation from commenter LuLzCatz: […]
Meanwhile in Lithuania … Finally an update from Aurimas Didzbalis. He was not wasting his forced time off and gets a 240kg Jerk from the rack. Update: Just asked Zygimantas Stanulis, he says that Aurimas is still a 94kg lifter. Remember that in 2012 he tested positive. His 2 year ban is almost over (lasts until 10.05.2014) and […]