Meanwhile in Iran … Behdad Salimi gets a 225kg Power Clean & Jerk (heaviest on ATG so far). Also check out his 260kg Clean & Jerk (heaviest C&J in 2013). Update 12.05.2014: Behdad did a 232 kg Power Clean … Update 01.07.2014: 225kg Deadlift + Power Clean + 2x Jerks Update 24.02.2014: Hossein Rezazadeh replaced Kourousha Bagheri as head […]
Meanwhile in Iran … Much like Dmitry Lapikov did his 215kg Snatch under meet conditions, Behdad Salimi also shows that he is still a force to reckon with. 260kg Clean & Jerk. Happened yesterday October 28th, 2013. It’s been a while since we last saw a weight like this. Read about his troubles with the Iranian […]
This one came unexpected. Update 24.02.2014: Salimi and Co. are back in the national team and take part in training camps. (via) The Iranian National Weightlifting Team posted a photo (24 June) on Facebook showing Behdad Salimi, Kianoush Rostami, Saeid Mohammadpour, Sajjad Anoushiravani, Navab Nassirshalal together with a caption “WE MISS THEM!”. As to why this happened, they […]
Quick video of Behdad Salimi in the London 2012 warm up area. 185kg Snatch must have been one of his last warm up lifts (he opened with 201kg).
More Behdad Salimi training hall clips trickle in 220kg Clean & Jerk Navab Nasirshelal saw this and was like “220kg huh? Trow 5kg on. I got this!”. 225kg Clean & Jerk attempt
More videos of Behdad Salimi in the London 2012 training hall. Casual 170kg Snatch with Rezazadeh almost blocking the view. And another little Squat at 245kg
Thanks to an ATG reader we get this video of Behdad Salimi squatting 325kg in the London 2012 training hall. It was taken on Thursday last week, and what most impressed me was that the entire training hall stood still and watched him. Basically, he owned the space. On the same day prior the squat […]
Update: Here is a video of a 325kg squat by Behdad Salimi. Behdad Salimmi is doing a squat with 250kg And Hossein Rezazadeh is greasing his shoulders. Thanks to everyone who submitted these.
If you like reading through a Google translated interview, check out this one with Behdad Salimi. Olympic records will increase I go on the platform with a foot (leg?) injury The result will be better than Sydney Olympics 85 kg category, will be decided between Sohrab and Kianoush. Will go to London a couple of […]