The 2016 Asian Weightlifting Championships are upon us. When: 24-30 April Where: Tashkent, Uzbekistan Useful Links: Start List (PDF) Results Recordings Doping News 24.05.2016: Two lifters have tested positive for stanozolol, Sergei Dolgalev (+105kg, Kyrgyztan) & Rustam Khil Esmatullah (77kg, Afghanistan) (via iwf: 1, 2). Recordings W48kg A W53kg A W58kg A W63kg A W69kg A […]
Meanwhile at the 2016 Chinese National Championships… Lu Xiaojun (77kg) breaks his own 380kg total world record set at the 2013 world championships by 1kg. He snatched 174kg, with a third attempt to spare, and clean and jerked 207kg.
The 2016 European Weightlifting Championships are upon us. As usual, this page will be updated with live streams and news throughout the competition. When: 10-16 April Where: Førde, Norway Useful Links: Start List (PDF), Results Highlights News Recordings add me on Snapchat (gregorwinter) for behind the scenes randomness Highlights 22 year old Lasha Talakhadze snatched 212kg for a […]
Meanwhile in China… More records are being unofficially broken at the Chinese National Championships. Deng Wei (63kg) completely dominated the 63kg class with her opening attempts securing gold medals. She attempted to break the 117kg snatch world record by 1kg but unfortunately missed after briefly holding it overhead. However, she unofficially broke her own 146kg […]
Meanwhile in Houston… Chen Lijun (62kg) from China broke two world records, one in the Clean & Jerk and one in the Total. He went 150kg in the Snatch, failing his 152kg third attempt by slipping on the platform. Followed by 183kg in the Clean & Jerk for a 333kg Total. Earlier this year at the […]
Here’s some more footage from the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships. This time Om Yun Chol (56kg, North Korea) gets a 175kg Clean (3.125x BW). A few minutes earlier he set the World Record in the Clean and Jerk for the 56kg class (again).
The Olympics Channel has had a weightlifting week, in this episode they interviewed Pyrros Dimas and ask him about his rise to Olympic champion.
Meanwhile at Houston… This time a Junior World Record falls! Elkhan Aligulizada (77kg, Azerbaijan) finished the group with a new Junior World Record Clean and Jerk, 203kg! The old record was set by Taner Sağır (77kg, Turkey), along with the Snatch and Total Junior World Records, in the 2004 Olympic Games. Update 05.02.2016: He Clean […]
Meanwhile at the World Weightlifting Championships… Mohammed Ehssan (+105, Egypt) got a big training total, possibly the heaviest snatch in the halls so far. At the 2014 World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, he went 193/243/436 for a bronze medal. You can follow his instagram: @goldenlifter 195kg Snatch 240kg Clean and Jerk Capital Strength from Ireland […]