Business as usual for Chen Yibing at the 2012 Chinese Gymnastics Nationals / Olympic trials.
Chinese athletes are facing a real problem as the London 2012 Olympics approach. Vast amounts of meat are contaminated with clenbuterol. So all Chinese Olympians are banned from eating meat. “Now the only place that we could eat safely turns out to be our cafeteria.” Lu Yong, Beijing Olympics men’s 85kg weightlifting champion tweeted on […]
Meanwhile in China … 140 kg Clean & (Power) Jerk by a schoolage kid
Huang Xu with an interesting handstand push-up variation. More like Handstand, shoulder stand push-up. Thanks to the reader who submitted this via the submit Blog Input Form.
You may remember this post about Lu Xiaojun muscle snatching 110kg in the 2011 WWC training hall. Here’s a video of it:
Edit: I didn’t realize that the video were on auto play (I have flash disabled by default)Sorry for that. Nobody hates auto play more than me. Here are some random Chinese weightlifting training hall videos. Su Dajin and Lu Xiaojun
Here is a short clip of a Jerk dip drill filmed at the Chinese National Olympic Weightlifting Team Training Base (Beijing Sport University).
Frank Rothwell uploaded the Men’s 69kg and 77kg Clean & Jerks from the 2002 World Weightlifting Championships. Men’s 69 kg Snatch Chen Chufu 157.5 Zhang Guozheng 155.0 Youssef Sbai 152.5 Clean & Jerk Zhang Guozheng 192.5 Chen Chufu 187.5 Mohamed El-Tantawy 187.5 Total Zhang Guozheng 347.5 Chen Chufu 345.0 Youssef Sbai 335.0 Men’s 77kg Snatch Li […]
Li Hongli (77kg) winning Gold at the 2005 WWC 77kg and swole like a bodybuilder. Snatch: 165 kg C&J: 196 kg