Here is the interview I did with Mohamed Ehab while I visited him in Cairo for the ATG on Tour Series. It took place on on a Tuesday night after Mohamed had his massage done. We sat down for almost 4 hours (having dinner in between). Big thanks to Timour Belatbi who did the simultaneous […]
Interviews on All Things Gym
Make sure you check out the Interview Series with the Best Russian Weightlifters and the Interviews by Dmitry Klokov.
Here is an interview with one of weightlifting’s giants – Anatoly Pisarenko (265kg C&J anyone?)! The interview was for a show called “being a guest of Dmitry Gordon” and took place in 2002. Thanks to Sergiy Turchyn (@sergiywl on insta) who took the time to translate this. Check out the Interviews Category on ATG for more […]
The Olympics Channel has had a weightlifting week, in this episode they interviewed Pyrros Dimas and ask him about his rise to Olympic champion.
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 […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Klokov continues his “On Par/On Equal Terms” Interview series with Mikhail Koklyaev. It has lots of info about his views and troubles with the Russian system. The hypocrisy of performance enhancing drug use in sports. Video has English subtitles. More: All other Interviews in Dmitry’s “On Par” Series. Transcript:
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Klokov has really set a pace with his “On Par/On Equal Terms” interview series. This time we get to see him interview his rival and team mate Khadzhimurat Akkaev. Dmitry already has the video with English subtitles for everyone to watch! Make sure to check out the past interviews of […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Klokov is currently on a visit in the Taganrog training facility and he recorded a new “On Par/On Equal Terms” interview. This time it’s with David Rigert. On youtube Dmitry commented that he will have engish subtitles available soon! In the mean time here are Dmitry’s past interviews. Update 11.04.2015: […]
Meanwhile in the UK … Ilya Ilyin visited the British student championships. So the Weightlifting World Podcast used this opportunity to interviewed him. Topics: how his training changed as he got older at age 16 Enver Turkeleri introduced a new system to Kazakhstan Training: slowly ramping up, now 2 hours per day with 1 day […]
While she was in the US Hookgrip got a chance to interview Lydia Valentin. Topics: How she got into weightlifting only maxes in the last 3 weeks of preparation (for a competition) 12 weeks is the minimum time required to prepare for a comp her approach on setting goals and hitting numbers Monday and Friday […]