Meanwhile in Germany … Yesterday I drove down to Plauen to meet Rebeka Koha and Ritvars Suharevs for their first German bundesliga weightlifting competition. If you have never met them, let me tell you they are both very friendly and easy to talk to, which makes filming them super easy. Same goes for their coach Eduards Andruskevics. […]
22 year old Lasha Talakhadze wins Gold in Rio! 215kg Snatch + 258kg Clean and Jerk for a New World Record Total of 473kg! And all this despite of the Iranian crowd that kept booing after Behdad Salimi bombed. Lasha handled that like a boss. Update 20.01.2017: Lasha’s 205, 210, 215kg Snatches in side by side slowmo […]
From the 2015 Worlds Training Hall … Then 17 year old Sara Ahmed (69kg) working up to 110kg Power Clean & Jerks. In Rio she went 112kg + 143kg for bronze! More: Sara Squatting 200kg!
Meanwhile in Rio … That has to be one of the craziest weightlifting sessions ever, with this being one of the best lifts ever! 31 year old Lu Xiaojun snatches 177kg at 77kg! 100kg Over bodyweight! Update 16.01.2017: 170, 175, 177kg Snatch Comparison!
In 2014 Larry (from Larry’s Chinese Weightlifting Experience) filmed a training session of now Olympic champion Long Qingquan (56kg). He is working up to what looks like 130kg in the snatch and 165kg in the Clean & Jerk. More: Watch Long go 137+170 in Rio. He also uploaded Liu Hao (94kg) squatting 280kg x5.
Here is a training session of team Georgia in the 2016 Europeans training hall. Lasha Talakhadze snatched 190kg like a joke and worked up to a 220kg clean and jerk. Also in the video: Revaz Davitadze (85kg, Junior) Rauli Tsirekidze (94kg) Giorgi Chkeidze (105kg, Junior) Aluda Managadze (105kg) Irakli Turmanidze (+105kg) More: Lasha’s 200kg Snatch session […]
From the 2016 Europeans … Yuliya Paratova (53kg, Ukraine) snatching 94kg to take home snatch gold. More: Cristina Iovu winning gold in total with 90+120 Cristina Iovu training before Europeans Rebeka Koha snatching 90kg
Here is a video from the 2015 Asian Championships. Li Ping (53kg Snatch World Record holder) and 20 year old Sukanya Srisurat in the 58kg warm up area. In competition they hit the following: Li Ping: x100, 100, x103 Snatch and x126, 126, x130 C&J Sukanya: 101 x104, 104 Snatch and x121, 121, x125 C&J […]
From the 2016 Rio Olympics … 20 year old Andranik Karapetyan (77kg) snatching 174kg in an effort to make Lu’s life a little more difficult. Heaviest snatch non-Chinese snatch ever. Mind you this was his second attempt. He went 170, 174 and then missed 176! More: Lu Xiaojun’s 177kg Snatch World Record. A video posted […]