Meanwhile at Junior Worlds … Rebeka Koha did it! She had a perfect meet, going 6/6 with all new PRs. Snatch: 93kg, 96kg, 99kg Clean & Jerk: 111kg, 117kg, 120kg 99kg Snatch 120kg Clean & Jerk
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Meanwhile in Tokyo … 2017 Junior Worlds finished with a bang! After clean and jerking 235kg (a 5kg competition PR!) 20 year old Simon Martirosyan took a shot at Saeid Alihosseini’s junior clean and jerk world record (245kg). Even though he missed the bounce he had no trouble standing up with 246kg. Simon weighed in […]
Meanwhile at Junior Worlds 2017 … 19 year old Neisi Dajomes (75kg, Ecuador) Snatching 108kg! After that she continued to clean and jerk 134kg to win her second junior worlds title. The video shows 108, 108 slowmo, 103 opener, 106, where she ripped her hand, 108 again, and all lifts side by side. More: Neisi […]
Meanwhile at Junior Worlds 2017 … 105kg Snatch by 18 year old Huang Ting (63kg, China 🇨🇳)! Together with her 135kg clean and jerk she became 2017 junior world champion! So far she has placed first at every international competition she participated in: 2015 Youth Worlds 2016 Asian Juniors 2017 Junior Worlds
Meanwhile at Junior Worlds 2017 … 18 year old Yeison Lopez Clean & Jerks 195kg (after snatching 161kg)! More: Watch Yeison training at Junior Worlds 2015 here.
Not too long until it’s time for the 2017 Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Tokyo. Sold a kidney to make the travel happen. Body holds up fine 👌 When: 16.06 – 23.06.2017 Update 15.06.2017: Start List (PDF). Useful Links Start List Results Men Recordings Live Stream Live Scoreboard Next Sessions Competition is over News Update 21.06.2017: […]
Meanwhile in Belarus … 2008 Olympic champion and still snatch world record holder Andrei Aramnau is back to training after a long hiatus packed with injuries. He started posting regular videos, sharing his training and giving tips. Thanks to Sergiy Turchyn (@sergiywl) on insta for letting me post his translations here (see posts below). Subscribe to his […]
Via olympic.org comes this news: “Reduction of one men’s weight category” Which they don’t say yet. “Reduction of 64 athletes and reach gender balance”. This PDF says: “Seven weight categories to be confirmed” for men. For women it lists the old ones, i.e. before the 90 and 90+ were introduced. Thanks to everybody who sent […]
Meanwhile in China … Deng Wei (63kg Olympic champ) snatching 120kg from the hang! (Click right arrow in the player. It’s the 3rd post.) A post shared by Diane Fu (@dianefu) on Jun 6, 2017 at 8:01pm PDT 115kg Hang Snatch