Meanwhile in Russia … Here is a nice 205kg by the 2013 85kg Jr. World Champ Artem Okulov. He tried the same weight in the 2013 Russian Junior Championships, but did not get it. We will see how he performs in the 2013 Universiade, where posted a 360kg entry total. Update: Looks like he did […]
Artem Okulov won the 85kg at the 2013 Jr Worlds in Peru. 165kg Snatch and 195kg Clean & Jerk was enough to take home gold. He went 6/6 with 155kg, 160kg, 165kg Snatches and 185kg, 191kg, 195kg C&Js, for a 15kg lead in the total. Earlier this year in the Russian Junior championships this year he […]
Here is a video of (18 years old) Artem Okulov at the 2013 Russian Junior Championships. He got first in the 85kg with a 165kg Snatch and 200kg Clean & Jerk (came close on 170/205 though). He even out lifted the first place in the 94kg, Alexey Kosov.
More amazing Artem Okulov footage. 170kg Snatch from hang for 2. I wonder what he can do now (remember he did 180kg a year ago)? By the way, the “Bang” sound you hear is him breaking the sound barrier on his way under the bar.
Meanwhile in Russia … 18 year old Artem Okulov (85kg) bangs out a solid 200kg Clean & Jerk.
Results: (Videos Below) 77 kg: 335 (145+190) – Mikhail GOBEEV (84, Sankt Petersburg; 76,80) – 420,7 pkt. 318 (142+176) – Aleksey OSIPOV (94, Bryansk; 76,60) – 400,0 pkt. 311 (135+176) – Ilya POPOV (87, Samara; 76,60) 311 (136+175) – Aleksey YEMELYANENKO (94, Moskva; 76,70) 310 (145+165) – Ruslan SINYAKOV (90, Belgorod; 76,15) 305 (135+170) – […]
18 year old Artem Okulov (180kg Snatch) won the 85kg at the 2012 University Championships. Snatch: 155kg, 160kg, 162kg Clean & Jerk: 190kg, 195kg, x203 Update: Thanks to sporting for pointing out that he was only 82.45kg at this competition.
Ben posted this video of Artem Okulov snatching 180kg. Artem won the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics – Boys’ 77 kg with 145kg /182kg. And 2 years later he added 35kg to his snatch? Amazing… Oh yeah, and was born born 1994-05-05. So he is still only 17 years old! Here is a little interview with him.