Meanwhile in Russia … Check out 2013 77kg Junior World Champ, Razmik Unanyan (19 y/o) do some heavy Cleans. 195kg off the floor and 205kg off blocks. He told me that he currently weighs 78kg and will compete in the Russia Cup (10-17 Feb.).
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Berestov Cleans 210kg for a triple. About the 2013 President’s Cup: He was surprised that he was not allowed to lift there. (via) He tried to get on the Russian team, but because he didn’t compete in the 2013 Russian Championships, he was not admitted to the worlds selection and the […]
Blast from the past … Here is another video from the 1998 Unbelievable Bulgarians DVD. Plamen Zhelyazkov with a 202kg Clean. He is the 1998 World Champion in the 69kg Category (160+190). Thanks to BP for submitting.
Meanwhile in Russia … Gennady Muratov, whom we saw with crazy big lifts recently, is back with a 240kg Clean this time. Thanks to Vadim for submitting.
Meanwhile at Norwood Weightlifting … Vasiliy Polovnikov does 200kg Muscle Cleans (clean without hip contact) + Push Press with 200kg. You don’t see this variation too often, do you? Maybe someone from Norwood can ask him about it (when he uses it / why). Reader Sieg commented: I call this variations of both snatch and […]
Folks, good news! Artem Okulov (85kg) has a Youtube Channel. Link to his Channel. Currently he only has 7 subscribers! I think ATG can help with that. So let’s all subscribe to give him some incentive to upload more. Update 22.03.2014: Artem snatched 190kg from the hang … Here is a 180kg Snatch he already uploaded. […]
But the best video of today comes from Vladislav Rigert. He pauses his 200kg pull at the Power Position for a 3 count and then explodes to clean it! Update: 190kg Paused Clean & Paused Jerk From Dmitry
Kids these days … Here is a video of then 14 year old Hetag Hugaev (or Khetag Khugaev) who Cleans 174kg from blocks at 69kg bodyweight. Since then he has moved up in weight and is now dominating the 77kg. This year (now 15 years old) Hetag won the 77kg at the 2013 Youth Worlds with […]
Another one from Jared Fleming. 210kg (462lbs) Clean at 98kg bodyweight. Thanks to Phil for submitting.