Meanwhile in Russia … Get ready for this blockbuster! Here is the trailer for the russian movie “Тяжеловес” (“Heavyweight”), starring Aleksey Lovchev. It airs 16.03.2017 at 16:30 on МатчТВ (MatchTV). Full Movie: Trailer: Synopsis from Sergiy (Spoilers!): Comment from discussion Movie 'Heavyweight'.
Meanwhile in Russia … It’s time for the 2017 edition of the Russian Cup. This one is being held in Zelenodolsk, in the Republic of Tatarstan. Many of their top lifters are going to compete in this. Useful Links When: 7-12th February Live Stream Start List Men / Women Results Men / Results Women Recordings Next Sessions […]
From the 2015 Worlds … Here are Tatiana Kashirina’s 143kg, 148kg Snatches (and 152kg miss) at 108.19kg. More: Interview with Tatiana.
Meanwhile in Russia … After electing a new president (Maxim Agapitov) last month, today the Russian weightlifting executive committee appointed their new head coaches. The men’s team will be lead by 1988 Olympic champion (100kg) Pavel Kuznetsov. On the women’s side we have 1976 Olympic champion (60kg) Nikolai Kolesnikov, who previously was the head coach […]
From the 2015 Worlds … Apti Aukhadov’s 212kg Clean & Jerk for bronze in C&J and Total. Same weight he made at the 2016 Russian nationals. More: Apti Snatching in Training.
Here is a training session with Elena Sukhar, which I filmed a day before Klokov Power Weekend. Elena is 2014 & 2016 Russian champion at 53kg. Her competition bests are 84kg/112kg. She trains (and coaches) at Klokov & Baza Team in Moscow and is coached by Maksim Mironov (94kg, currently recovering from knee injury). This was a […]
Here is Dmitry Klokov’s 160kg Power Clean + Strict Press from Power Weekend 2016. This was done after 155, and missing 160!
Here is Dmitry Berestov’s 164kg Power Clean + Strict Press for first place in this exercise at the 2016 Klokov Power Weekend. More: Dmitry Berestov 200kg Thruster
Dmitry Klokov Hang Snatching 190kg at Power Weekend! Not only is 190kg an impressive weight on its own, but he also did it after literally pulling an nighter! The amount of effort he puts into these competitions is unreal. More: Dmitry Hang Snatching 200kg (on a good night’s sleep)