Blast from the Past! Here is a look at Szymon Kolecki’s weightlifting history up to the year 2000. This by no means an exhaustive compilation of all his competitions (see his competition history here), but we cover a lot of ground nonetheless. I think it’s just stunning to see him evolve from a skinny kid, […]
Meanwhile in the US … 18 year old Yeison Lopez (77kg) snatches 162kg at Pan Ams. A 1kg improvement over his 161kg snatch at junior worlds a month ago. He clean and jerked 187, 190 and missed 200kg. More: Watch his 165kg snatch in training.
Meanwhile in France … Here are some clips of Benjamin Hennequin (94kg) and Redon Manushi (94kg) and Anaïs Michel (48kg) training before french nationals this year. All three won gold in their categories. Thanks to Luis at Powercamp Eleiko Sports Center in Bordeaux for the clips. Benjamin Squats up to 250kg, Redon Hang Snatches 150kg for a […]
Update: Here is day 2! This is the session Neisi squatted 170kg doubles in. Exercises: Clean & (Power) Jerk Complex 2 + 1 Power Snatches / Snatches Back Squats up to 170kg x2 Squat Jumps Sit Ups Stretching
From the 2017 Junior Worlds … 19 year old Lin Zhixiang (62kg, China) snatching 130kg and clean and jerking 160kg (his opener) to take home three gold medals. He won youth worlds in 2015 as a 56kg. 130kg Snatch 160kg Clean & Squat Jerk More: Team China training at Youth Worlds 2015 Team China training […]
From the 2017 Junior Worlds Training Hall … This was 20 year old Simon Martirosyan’s (~113kg) heavier training day before competing. Unfortunately I missed most of his snatch session. He was just about to snatch 180kg when I walked into the training hall. 180kg by the way was the heaviest training hall snatch of that […]
From the 2017 Junior Worlds … Here is 19 year old Zhou Xiaojing (63kg, China) snatching 106kg to take home the snatch gold medal. This was quite an exciting battle with Huang Ting, who ended up winning. More: Watch her Heavy Training Session with Huang Ting.
Quick clip today. 20 year old Boady Santavy (94kg, Canada) works up to his openers (155kg Snatch, 190kg Clean & Jerk) in the 2017 junior worlds training hall.
Meanwhile in Colombia … 18 year old Yeison Lopez (77kg) snatched 165kg in training! This was filmed after junior worlds 2017 where he snatched 161kg. More: Yeison’s Heavy Training before Junior Worlds 2016.