Meanwhile in Russia … Another ATG First Timer this weekend. Today it’s 23 year old Nadezhda Lomova (63kg) with a 115kg Snatch off Blocks. That is just 2kg below the 63kg Snatch World Record (117kg by Svetlana Tsarukayeva, who btw also did 118kg at the 2012 Russian nationals). Nadezda is: 2014 European Silver Medalist 2014 Russia […]
Meanwhile in Russia … I think by now it’s safe to assume that Dmitry Berestov did not retire. Today he did a 190kg Snatch + Snatch Pull. I guess we will see him next in the Russian Championships (August 18-25). Alternative Theory: He is just the guy on the team, who breaks in all the brand new […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Aleksey Lovchev does some GPP training with Kettlebell Throws. He launched the 32kg into low earth orbit. Here is what happened when it re-entered earth’s atmosphere. Loading View on Instagram I thought it looked fun and gave it a go on my (active) rest day. Here are my tries with 16kg.
Meanwhile in Russia … Just like he did with Tatiana Kashirina, Rashid Itsaev from YouRaiseRussia, visited 20 year old Olga Zubova (75kg) in the St. Petersburg training camp and had a quick chat with her. Update: Here is a video from Karen Tovmasjan of the St. Petersburg training camp. Includes some Squats & Pulls from Olga. Lucky […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Adam Maligov (85kg, here around 90kg) Jerks 230kg from the Rack! More from Adam: Read his Interview on ATG Watch his 190kg Snatch off Blocks and his 215kg Clean & Jerk http://www.allthingsgym.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/adam-maligov-230-jerk.mp4
Blast from the Past … Here is another one from the 1984 Friendship Cup. Viktor Solodov in a battle with Blagoy Blagoev. He got a 190kg Snatch + 233kg Clean & Jerk at 90kg! Watch the amazing save of the 233kg. They really made him wait. (Snatch is it 1:40) Thanks to Chris for submitting.
Meanwhile in Russia … After his monstrous 240kg Push Press, Chingiz Mogushkov Snatch Grip Push Presses 220kg x3! Recently he also Snatched 215kg off Blocks. Unfortunately there is no video of it. Just this photo:
Documentary Time! Today you get another Weightlifting History Lesson which is brought to you by ATG reader Sergiy Turchyn (who already provided the Rudolf Plukfelder Documentary Translation). This one is about Yury Vlasov. Who is Yury Vlasov, you ask? That’s the reason I am posting this here. To make you aware of the calibre of lifters that existed before […]
Meanwhile in Russia … at the 3rd Junior Summer Spartakiade. 21 year old Magomed Abuev got a 200kg Snatch (x205) + 240kg Clean & Jerk at 146,65kg bodyweight. (In the 94kg Egor Klimonov won with 168 + 218!) More: Watch Magomed’s 205kg Snatch at 17 y/o here. Update: Here is a 230kg C&J in training