Here are clips from the 85kg Warm Up Area at the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships. It was pretty busy in there. You focus on one lifter and you miss 2 attempts happening behind your back. And before you know it you already have to rush back out to capture the last competition lifts. Let’s start […]
Stumbled upon this clip from the 2014 World Weightlifting Championships today. Artem Okulov (85kg) attempting to clean and jerk 218kg (which equals the still standing world record weight by Zhang Yong [Video]).
It’s time for the 2015 Russian National Weightlifting Championships. This time hookgrip and I are coming to you live from Stary Oskol. Results (PDFs) Men’s +105kg Men’s 105kg Men’s 94kg Men’s 85kg Men’s 77kg Men’s 69kg Men’s 62kg Men’s 56kg Women’s +75kg Women’s 75kg Woman’s 69kg Women’s 63kg Women’s 58kg Women’s 53kg Women’s 48kg Highlights […]
After the 85kg Snatch Warm Up, here are clips from the warm up area during the Clean & Jerk session. Beautiful Squat Jerks from Tian Tao and Power Jerks from Apti Aukhadov. Also note that Tian Tao missed his 200kg C&J. I am not 100% sure, but I think this was his last warm up […]
Here are 9 minutes of the 85kg Snatch Warm-up area at the 2014 World Championships. Update: Clean & Jerk Warm-up Video here 75kg Warm Up here 94kg Warm Up Snatches This should give you a rough idea what the atmosphere backstage is like. The recording starts shortly after the athletes returned from the introduction. Make sure […]
After the Training Day with the Russian Junior Weightlifting Team, here is the Men’s edition. Update 30.10.2014: Another visit to the National team. This time at the training base in Ruza.
Those were the 2014 Russian Weightlifting National Championships in Grozny. What a great competition. I hope you enjoyed ATG’s coverage of the event (I had a blast 🙂 ). Below are the highlights and video recordings. News Here are the athletes that qualified for the Russian Worlds Team. They will be invited to the final training […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Artem Okulov (85kg) gets a 220kg Jerk from the rack. Also check out his 190kg Hang Snatch and 215kg Clean & Jerk.
Meanwhile in Russia … Artem Okulov (85kg) gets a 290kg Squat, which is a PR for him. Remember in his interview he said that his previous PR was 270kg x2, because he wasn’t allowed to do more. 170kg Snatch Pull + Snatch x2 More Artem: Check out his 180kg Snatch + 200kg Clean Complex the superhuman 190kg Snatch […]