You have probably heard about the situation in Ukraine/ Crimea. If you didn’t know, Artem Ivanov (94kg) is Crimean. So the question was: What happens to the weightlifters living there? Last week Sergey Syrtsov, president of the Russian Weightlifting Federation, told a news site that Ukrainian athletes will be able to participate in the Russian […]
Here is a nice compilation of a lot of the unofficial world records that went down in training halls around the world. If you have been following ATG a lot of it will look familiar. If not, then this is a nice video to get everybody on the same page. PS: Here is the Ilya […]
Here is a 190kg Snatch from Artem Ivanov. This is from the 2011 Ukrainian Championships (before the 2011 Worlds). As you can see on the display he competed as 105kg, along with Oleksiy Torokhtiy. He told me that his bodyweight was around 96.5kg – 97kg in that meet.
Bad news for all Artem Ivanov fans. He is out. Unfortunately, Artem Ivanov, the leader of the Ukrainian weightlifting team, will not participate in the Olympic Games due to a serious knee injury. via This completely messes up my predictions. Well, way to go Ilya! In other “News”: Update: Reports are out saying that Akkaev underwent spinal surgery. […]
Meanwhile in the Ukraine … Artem Ivanov set some unofficial world records in the 94kg class. A whopping 190kg Snatch + 230kg Clean & Jerk for a 420kg total. And this is how he made his opener at 220kg look like.
Here is Artem Ivanov (2011WWC Ukrainian 94 kg silver medalist) with a whopping 235kg C&J. That’s 9kg more than Ilya’s winning C&J.
Here is the recording of the Men’s 94 kg session of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships Results: Event Gold Silver Bronze Snatch Aleksandr Ivanov 186 kg Artem Ivanov 186 kg Kim Min-Jae 182 kg C&J Ilya Ilyin 226 kg Ruslan Nurudinov 221 kg Saeid Mohammadpour 221 kg Total Ilya Ilyin 407 kg Artem Ivanov 407 kg Saeid Mohammadpour […]