Whenever I talk about weightlifting with people who are not into the sport they always envision the super heavyweights with their high body fat percentages. Little do they know that lifters who want to start in lighter weight classes are pretty ripped. Rob Macklem has a great example of that fact. China’s 77kg lifter Lu Xiaojun doing […]
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Beijing 2008 gold medalist in the 69kg weight class – Liao Hui has been suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation for three years for doping. (via) Liao will be barred from competition until Sept. 30, 2014, the IWF said on its website. No other details were given, although the government’s China Radio International said he had […]
Some pre Beijing 2008 Olympics Chinese weightlifting footage. Past olympic medalists, Zhang Guozheng, Shi Zhiyong, Zhang Xiangxiang and Wu Meijin training for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. I didn’t know Zhang Xiangxiang’s back story. From near death straight to Olympic gold!
Here is the recording of the Men’s 77 kg session of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships Snatch C&J T 1 Lu Xiaojun 165 170 170 200 205 211 375 2 Su Dajin 160 166 168 201 206 211 372 3 Sa Jae-Hyouk 157 157 165 197 203 211 360 Also watch the Men’s 69 kg if you haven’t.
Via dboffa comes some more Training Hall footage of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships. Lifters: Lu Xiaojun (77kg Winner), Lu Yong (85 kg) and some Korean lifters.
Rob Macklem who is currently in Paris at the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships took this photo of Lu Xiaojun (77kg) maxing out on a 110kg muscle snatch. He finishes this off, I have the whole sequence. He missed his 1st attempt. There is literally every exercise known to mankind done in this training hall, some are quite […]
First results from the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships are in.Men’s 56kg: Event Gold Silver Bronze Snatch Wu Jingbiao 133 kg Zhao Chaojun 128 kg Khalil El-Maaoui 127 kg Clean & Jerk Wu Jingbiao 159 kg Zhao Chaojun 156 kg Valentin Hristov 154 kg Total Wu Jingbiao 292 kg Zhao Chaojun 284 kg Valentin Hristov 276 […]
Lu Xiaojun Power Snatching 120kg for a triple. and snatching 140 kg for a double
With Ease….Watch the explosiveness!140kg Hang Snatch Double by Chinese 62kg lifter Yang Fan 140kg(308lbs) snatch from the hang for a double. I would guess this is a 62kg lifter. Video taken from the National training base in Beijing.