It’s time for what is likely going to be the best weightlifting competition of the year.
The 2017 Chinese National Games in Tianjin.
Being held once every four years, it is the most important national level sports event in China – their national Olympics. The Chinese team prepared all year for this. We’ll see their A listers compete.
105kg: Yang Zhe Snatching 191kg and attempting 199kg (new national record).
85kg: 23 year old Tian Tao cleans 223kg and 222kg after making 205kg, which already secured gold.
23 year old Tian Tao (85kg ??) Cleaning 223kg (3kg above world record)! After a 205kg Power Jerk (gold medal), he gave 222kg and 223kg a shot to beat his own national record (221kg). Swipe to watch all 3 attempts. Tian has cleaned as much as 230kg in training. #squatjerk #powerjerk #223kg #222kg #205kg #?? #fearless #cleanandjerk
77kg: 33 year old Lu Xiaojun snatches 170kg on his second attempt, skipping his third.
69kg: 23 year old Shi Zhiyong clean and squat jerks 198kg for the win!
29 year old Liao Hui clean and jerks 194kg on his opening attempt.
Training Hall: Lu Xiaojun squatting 265kg!
Watch Lu Squat 275kg here!
62kg: Clean & Jerk World Record Holder Chen Lijun clean & Jerks 173kg.
56kg: Li Fabin snatches 132kg, clean & Jerks 155kg.
+75kg: Meng Suping clean and jerks 187kg!
69kg: Xiang Yanmei snatching 115kg
Update: She announced her retirement (via). With gold at National Games she won everything there is to win. Olympics, Asian Games, World Championships.
63kg: Deng Wei Snatches 113kg.
53kg: 103kg Snatch at 53kg by Chen Xiaoting to Equal the World Record!!
48kg: 20 year old Hou Zhihui snatching 93kg and 95kg (press out, equals the Jr. WR). She also clean and jerked 115 on her second attempt (skipping third) to win National Games.
Post comp interview with Liao and Shi.
Translation from redditor Vaichyon.
+105kg: 34 year old Sun Haibo (150kg ??) snatching 202kg! This is a new national record! He also held the previous record of 201kg which he snatched 10 years ago in 2007. This was also the only NR being broken at national games.
Thursday 31. August
15:00 +75kg Start List PDF