Lots of weightlifting news has been piling up over the last couple of days. Some good, some bad. Here is your fix. Russia He was not on the 2013 Russian Team List, but Dmitry Klokov (and Khadzhimurat Akkaev) are still training according to Sergey Syrtsov (head of Russian weightlifting). So there is hope. Remember that in his post London [...]
… from 2008. This nugget is from Ian Wilson’s youtube channel. Andrei Rybakou (who still holds the 85kg World Record with 187kg) with a 191kg Snatch (and also an Aramnau with a 240kg Clean & Jerk, both probably a little above their usual weight classes) at the Belarus nationals. Thanks to bp for submitting.
Last weekend Andrei Aramnau competed is the Cup of Belarus. He did 196kg / 225kg for a 421kg total (lifting in the +105kg at 112.45kg bodyweight). If you find video of it, let me know. Afterwards he gave an interview in which he was as outspoken as always. He complaints about his $100 salary and the lack of support from [...]
Let’s watch the 105kg session of the 2007 World Weightlifting Championship. Features Klokov, Aramnau, Dolega, Vyšniauskas so it should be a fun watch. When: 21:00 GMT, 15.12 everybody hits play. Check here how it converts to your time zone. Join the Chat below or open it in a separate window. No spoilers! If you want to [...]