After you saw Lasha Talakhadze’s monumental 217kg Snatch World Record, here are all his warm up lifts leading up to the WR. His attempts:
Here is a another crazy performance from the 2017 Europeans … 22 year Gor Minasyan (141.85kg, Armenia) snatching 200, 205 and 211kg! The 200 was a borderline power snatch and the 211 has to be one of the heaviest snatch saves ever. This is also a competition snatch PR for him after he snatched 210 […]
Here is 23 year old Lasha Talakhadze’s last “heavy training” before setting a new Snatch World Record at the 2017 European Championships (217kg). This was 5 days out. Lasha works up to: 195kg Snatch for 2 singles 225kg Clean & Jerk 265kg Back Squat Triples PS: There is currently a youtube bug which makes the lower […]
Meanwhile in China … It’s time for Chinese national championships, which this year act as a qualifier for the Chinese national games (which I would love to cover, but don’t have the funds for it. Any potential sponsors reading this? 😅). Women’s competition is 8-11th, men’s 15-18th. Results, thanks to wlift84 Update: Men’s Start List Schedule CCTV5 […]
Here are Mirco Scarantino’s snatches from the 2017 Europeans. Just like as in 2016 when he won senior Europeans for the first time, he also finished with 120kg here. Follow him on insta @mircopesi.
Here are Lydia Valentin’s best lifts from the 2017 European Championships. After 2014 and 2015, this was her third time becoming European champion. 115kg Snatch 137kg Clean and Jerk
Here is 21 year old Loredana Toma (63kg, Romania) snatching 100kg on her opening attempt at Europeans 2017. She went 100, x104, x104. Together with her 126kg Clean & Jerk it was enough to take home 3 gold medals.
Europeans 2017 finished with a bang! 23 year old Lasha Talakhadze (158.1kg, Georgia) set a new all time snatch world record of 217kg! He went 203, 210, 217kg to surpass Behdad Salimi’s 216kg record set at the 2016 Olympic games. Update: Here is Lasha’s last heavy training session before competing. 217kg Snatch World Record Video […]
Meanwhile at Europeans 2017 … Here is Adam Maligov (94kg, Russia) snatching 180kg on his way to win his first European championships. More: Adam Maligov Interview on ATG