Frank Rothwell posted this blast from the past. Leonid Taranenko’s 267.5kg World Record Clean & Jerk attempt at the 1988 in Cardiff. See his 266kg C&J here.
Who would have thunk it? Two Russian lifters took the top spots at the 2013 Junior Worlds 94kg. Konstantin Roschupkin went 6/6 and totaled 371kg with a 168kg Snatch and a 203kg Clean & Jerk. That gave him the 1kg lead over his colleague Alexey Kosov (Youth Snatch WR holder) who snatched 173kg, but “only” [...]
Artem Okulov won the 85kg at the 2013 Jr Worlds in Peru. 165kg Snatch and 195kg Clean & Jerk was enough to take home gold. He went 6/6 with 155kg, 160kg, 165kg Snatches and 185kg, 191kg, 195kg C&Js, for a 15kg lead in the total. Earlier this year in the Russian Junior championships this year he [...]