Meanwhile in Peru at the Jr. Worlds … Valentin Hristov continued his reign over the 62kg category. The 19 year old totaled 316kg, 21kg more than 2nd placed Meilong Chen. Snatch: 130kg, 135kg, 138kg Clean & Jerk: 166kg, x178kg, 178kg (Jr. WR)
Not only can Alejandro Gonzalez Baez jump really high, he also squats 220kg for 4 reps at 77kg bodyweight.
Meanwhile in that Russian Training Hall … 18 year old Timur Naniev (105kg) snatching something big. Your guesses in the comments please. A commenter on the video said it may be 180kg and I like to believe that. Last year, at the 2012 Junior Worlds he got 4th (383kg total; 171kg Snatch; 212kg C&J)
Here is the live stream of the 2013 Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Peru. Live Scoreboard is here. Start List PDF (not up to date, for example Clarence will not be lifting there) Schedule PDF (all Peru Times so convert here) Recordings of the previous sessions Results Chat Thanks to everybody who submitted this.
Meanwhile in China … Wu Jingbiao performs some weighted wide grip BTN Pull Ups and makes it look explosive. Personally, if there is a pull up variation I don’t like, it is this. Probably because I don’t have the shoulder ROM Wu has. Thanks to the submitter. More Bodyweight Exercises by Chinese Weightlifters.
Meanwhile in Finland … Well, you already knew that Miika Antti-Roiko has some serious Front Squat power. Here he does a super long paused (10 seconds!) one with 220kg! Update 29.10.2013: 224kg Paused Front Squat Update 11.01.2014: 230kg Paused Front Squat
Another one from Jared Fleming. 210kg (462lbs) Clean at 98kg bodyweight. Thanks to Phil for submitting.
Meanwhile in the U.S. … Jared Fleming put up some solid numbers recently. 160kg Snatch for a double from blocks. And 170kg Snatch single. It’s been a while since we have seen these from the U.S. The Last 170kg snatches where by Donovan Ford and Rob Adell.
Guys, guys, I found it! I think I found Lu Xiaojun’s “secret”! Last time I was joking, but this time it’s for real. Lu does Push ups, Planks, Deep Dips and Knee Raises on a Bench to tone his abs!!1! Update: YouTube Video In all seriousness I think this is just one of these “ask a pro athlete […]