Meanwhile in China … Here is a profile about Deng Mengrong (2014 World Champion 58kg). Translation: Thanks to Victor for the notes. If you find other interesting bits, leave a comment below. Deng is from Guangxi, like Lu Yong. She was very strong as a child, and excellent in all athletics, which caused her to […]
Here is a highlight of the 2015 Youth World Championships. 15 year old (born 05.05.1999) Liu Weijian from China. He Snatched 140kg (only 4 kg off Youth World Record) and Clean & Jerked 160kg at 69kg! Remember his name. Future senior world champion right there. I also have some training hall footage of him which […]
After we saw the men put up record breaking performances at the 2015 Men’s Weightlifting Nationals, it’s now time for the women’s Nationals. As always I will update this post with videos & results as they happen. +75kg Meng Suping 140/193/333 (121.58 bw) Jia Yuping 141/160/301 Jia Weipeng 135/157/292 Sun Yongjie 128/158/286, She is 17! […]
Meanwhile in China … at the 2015 Chinese Weightlifting Nationals. Wu Jingbiao starts the week off with an unofficial Snatch World Record! 139kg at 56kg! He also attempted the Total WR. Full Recordings here.
Blast from the Past. Thanks to Mohamed Ehab who sent me this clip from the 2007 Junior World Championships in Prague. Then 18 year old Wu Jingbiao took home the snatch gold with this 128kg at 56kg. In the Clean & Jerk he only made his opener at 145kg and missed 151kg twice. More: Watch […]
It’s finally here: Lift the World by the International Weightlifting Federation. It’s meant to introduce weightlifting to a general audience, which means that you won’t see the craziest training lifts or the latest discussions about training programs. No, it’s about the people and the passion behind the world’s best sport. I think you’ll agree that […]
Previously in China … 17 year old Long Decheng (CHN) clean & jerking 158 at 56kg at the 2012 Fall Nationals. This lift is three kilo above the Youth World Record. Long is the 2014 Asian Junior Champion but otherwise hasn’t appear internationally, likely due to the depth of the Chinese team in this category. […]
Previously at the 2014 World Championships … Here is the 171kg Snatch by 27 year old Zhong Guoshun‘S (77kg). This was on his second attempt. After Godelli, who was lighter, made the same weight, Zhong missed 172kg on his third attempt. With Daniel Godelli’s positive test, this lift will get Zhong the Snatch Gold Medal (as […]
Meanwhile in China … After we saw Lu Xiaojun do this exercise with 220kg, here is Liao Hui (69kg) with 200kg Bottom Up Overhead Squats (Dead OHS). More: Watch Liao’s 400kg Front Rack Hold.