This is the still standing (as of June 2019) clean and jerk world record for the 73kg weight class. Shi Zhiyong squat jering 196kg at worlds 2018 in Turkmenistan. 164 Snatch World Record Edit (he pushed the snatch WR to 168 at asians).
ATG Patreons now have early access to Shi Zhiyong’s Chen Lijun’s and Li Dayin’s training session at the 2019 Asian Championships. Highlights: 230kg Paused Front Squat by Shi Zhiyong (at 73kg) 225kg Paused Front Squat by Yuan Chengfei (also 73kg) 180kg Power Clean & Jerk by Shi! Li Dayin snatching 150kg and pulling 250kg […]
Another ATG Patreon early access video: Lu Xiaojun’s 235kg Paused Front Squat session from worlds 2018! View this post on Instagram Lu Xiaojun 🇨🇳 235kg / 518lbs PAUSED Front Squat! ATG patrons have early access to the full session video. #frontsquat #squat #olympicweightlifting #pausesquats A post shared by All Things Gym (@atginsta) on May 28, […]
A quick clip from the Asian championships training hall. (ATG Patrons can watch a best of and soon a full Tian Tao session.) Tian Tao Squatting 290kg a DOUBLE (+270kg Pause Squat) More: Tian Tao’s 290kg Squat Session from Worlds.
Meanwhile in China … The 2019 Chinese National Championships are underway. The women compete from April 3-6 in Hubei and the men from April 9-13 in Zhejiang. This year’s edition is a little different since the Asian Championships are being held in Ningbo two weeks later, so China’s highest ranked lifters seem to prepare for […]
Meanwhile in China … Here is a quick 5 minute check in with the Chinese team before Asian Championships next month. If you can help with the translations, leave a comment below. Snippet from Victor in the comments below: Deng Wei said: “I don’t have to break ALL the WRs again this time… I won’t […]
Meanwhile in China … 25 year old Zhi Zhiyong (73kg world champ) snatching 171kg and clean and jerking 203kg (watch 206kg here)! View this post on Instagram A post shared by SuYing (@weightliftin_suying) on Mar 27, 2019 at 12:39am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by SuYing (@weightliftin_suying) on Mar 27, 2019 […]
Here is a new biographical video about Lu Xiaojun! We have seen a couple of those in the past (here for example), but I think it would still be cool to hear what he has to say this time. If you can help with the translation, leave a comment below.
Meanwhile in China … When you snatch 140kg at 61kg and still don’t have a secure spot on the team… Update: 145kg Snatch at 61kg View this post on Instagram Snatch 145 kg, body weight nearly 61 kg. What’s next? ✊ #weightlifting #olympicweightlifting #iwf #snatch #sports A post shared by Wu Jingbiao 举重匠人 (@wu_jingbiao_weightlifting) on […]