Meanwhile in Russia … Artem Okulov (85kg) gets a 220kg Jerk from the rack. Also check out his 190kg Hang Snatch and 215kg Clean & Jerk.
Meanwhile in Russia … Artem Okulov (85kg) gets a 290kg Squat, which is a PR for him. Remember in his interview he said that his previous PR was 270kg x2, because he wasn’t allowed to do more. 170kg Snatch Pull + Snatch x2 More Artem: Check out his 180kg Snatch + 200kg Clean Complex the superhuman 190kg Snatch […]
Update 13.04.2014: Meanwhile in Iceland … Dmitry Klokov visited CrossFit Reykjavik for a seminar. Together with former Crossfit games champion Annie Thorisdottir he gave the Crossfit benchmark workout “Isabel” another go. 30 reps “Ground to Overhead” (this time he chose Power Snatches) for time with 105kg in 3:35.
Meanwhile in Russia … 18 year old Antoniy Savchuk (+105kg) squats 310kg. In the 2014 Russian Cup (videos here) he did 184+231 and recently in the Russian Junior championships he went 180+225 (not taking 3d attempts). For comparison, in 2008 when Ruslan Albegov (then 19) lifted in the Russian junior championships he did 172+221.
(Originally posted March 22, 2014. See Updates) Meanwhile in Russia … Still only 19 years old Artem Okulov gets a 190kg Hang Snatch! Update: I asked Artem about his weight. He was 88kg in the video! Update: Jump to the interview below. Just for reference: the 94kg Snatch World Record still stands at 188kg. Simply amazing. Also […]
Meanwhile in Russia … 22 year old Oxana Karpunenko (75kg) gets a 155kg Clean & Jerk. She was the 2012 European U23 Champion and will lift in the 2014 Europeans 75kg, where she has the second highest entry total (245kg vs Lidia Valentin’s 255kg). In the past comps she competed at 80kg, so we will see […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Gennady Muratov gets a very easy 200kg Power Clean & Jerk. He and Alexey Lovchev will represent Russia in the +105 at Europeans. Also watch his 200kg Snatch Pull + Snatch. More Heavy Power Clean: Behdad Salimi 225kg Power Clean & Jerk Bahador Moulaei 222kg Power Clean & Jerk Ilya Ilyin […]