(Originally posted March 22, 2014. See Updates) Meanwhile in Russia … Still only 19 years old Artem Okulov gets a 190kg Hang Snatch! Update: I asked Artem about his weight. He was 88kg in the video! Update: Jump to the interview below. Just for reference: the 94kg Snatch World Record still stands at 188kg. Simply amazing. Also […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Artem Okulov Clean & Jerked 215kg. This was the same day he did the 190kg (and 180kg x2) Hang Snatch at 88kg. I am told that he wasn’t allowed to attempt 220kg that day. Update: Finally here is the video.
Meanwhile in Russia … With 3 weeks out from the 2014 Europeans (03-13 April 2014) here is a quick update from Artem Okulov (85kg) in the Ruza training camp. 160kg Snatch x3 Also notice how during these lifts the weight distribution change in his feet becomes very obvious. Bob Takano had some cool graphics about weight distribution […]
Here are the recordings of the 2014 Russian Cup. This competition served as a gauge for the 2014 Europeans and there were some big names on the start list. Update: Added a translation of an interview with Venkov (head coach) below. 85kg Recording: Artem Okulov: 165 + 211 = 376 Adam Maligov: 170 +205 =375 Update: Read Adam’s Interview […]
(Originally posted Dec 30, 2013) Meanwhile in Russia … Artem Okulov is back to a 170kg Snatch. 10kg off his PR, but only 2kg less than what he did at the 2013 worlds. Update 29.01.2014: 170kg Snatch Pull + Snatch
Meanwhile in Russia… After his 260kg Squat, Artem Okulov (85kg) is now up to 270kg. Follow Artem on Instagram @okulllov.
Meanwhile in Russia … After a month off after worlds Artem Okulov (subscribe to his youtube channel) is getting back into training and hits a 260kg Squat. Also Check out his 180kg Snatch + 200kg Clean Complex from before worlds.
Here are the 85kg Highlights from the 2013 World Weightlifting Championships. Some said they were disappointed by this group… something I can not second at all. Ivan Markov’s and Artem Okulov’s PBs and of course Apti Audakov Aukhadov‘s style made for a great watch. By the way, Apti and Vasiliy will be at Catalyst Athletics (17.Nov.) and Waxman’s Gym (24.Nov). If you sign […]
Folks, good news! Artem Okulov (85kg) has a Youtube Channel. Link to his Channel. Currently he only has 7 subscribers! I think ATG can help with that. So let’s all subscribe to give him some incentive to upload more. Update 22.03.2014: Artem snatched 190kg from the hang … Here is a 180kg Snatch he already uploaded. […]