Meanwhile at the 2016 Youth World Championships… Clarence Cummings (69kg, USA) just broke his own youth world record in the clean and jerk by 2kg and tied his total world record. He also gained 3 new American records in the Clean and Jerk, followed by 3 gold Youth Championship medals. He went 135/182/317, skipping his […]
Originally published 27.06.2016 More videos emerge from Iran! Bahador Moulaei (+105kg, Iran) Block Cleans 265kg! He’s cleaned 264kg off the floor before and did a 260kg Clean and Jerk in training before his injury, so hopefully he’s back in his stride ready for the Rio games. (08.08.2016: Video reuploaded) 265 kg @bahadormoulaei_fan_page A video posted […]
Meanwhile in China… Shen Guowei (15 y/o, 62kg, China) squats 200kg for a double. He’s not appeared on the international scene yet but perhaps we’ll see him compete at the youth world championships in October.
Meanwhile at the Junior Worlds… Yeison Lopez (Colombia) wins the 77kg class with a bang. He raised the snatch world record to 156kg from 155kg by Andranik Karapetya (Armenia). Then increased his own clean and jerk plus total world records by 4kg and 12kg with a 190kg clean and jerk (346kg total). Update: Got a […]
Meanwhile at the Junior Worlds… New Junior World Weightlifting Champion Clarence Cummings (69kg, USA) just had a perfect session, lifting 6 out of 6, winning 2 Golds and taking home 2 new Youth World Records (plus 8 American Records). He finished with 137kg/180kg/317kg. The old youth clean and jerk world record was 173kg set by […]
Meanwhile in Iran… Snatch world record holder Behdad Salimi (+105kg, Iran) does a fairly confident 220kg snatch balance. It looks like he’s recovering well after his knee surgery, a few weeks ago he competed at the IWF Fajr Cup and won first place with 205/225/430. More: Behdad Salimi 214kg Snatch World Record Fernando Reis 230kg […]
Meanwhile at the 2016 Junior World Weightlifting Championships… Nathan Damron (85kg, USA) Back Squats 275kg at 88kg bodyweight. He’s cut quite a bit of weight from 91.45kg at the 2016 Pan-American Junior Championships two months ago where earned a silver medal. He will be competing on Wednesday the 29th at 12:00 Tbilisi time.
Meanwhile at the 2016 Russian Championships… Artem Okulov and Apti Aukhadov had a close battle in the in 85kg class yesterday. Artem took the lead in the snatch by 1kg so during the clean and jerk Apti had to follow Artem’s attempts by 2kg to try and secure gold. It is very likely that both […]
Meanwhile at the Fajr Cup IWF Grand Prix… Kianoush Rostami (85kg, Iran) finally nails his goal of holding the world records. He only made four attempts, passing the final one in each discipline and finished first with a 175kg snatch and a 220kg clean and jerk for a 395kg total. 170/175/—, 210/220/— کیانوش رستمی 220kg […]