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 […]
From the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships in Houston… Deng Wei (63kg, China) Clean and Jerks 146kg for a new World Record! She added 1kg onto Tzu Chi Lin’s (Chinese Taipei) old record who was also competing at this event, and 4kg to her 2014 worlds performance. After her 113kg Snatch Deng walked away with 3 golds.
Here are some clips of Deng Wei (63kg World Champion, China) in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall. This was filmed the day of my arrival in Almaty, on 07.11.2014. I still remember feeling like a zombie, because at that time I was up for 26 hours straight. First big travel, first time in a training […]
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 … After winter training comes… a check in with the Chinese team during the spring training. If you can help translate that would be great. Update: Translation & Summary thanks to Bruce, Wally and Victor. The first half of the video is summarizing what was mentioned in the previous two videos, how […]
Previously in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … Deng Wei (63kg World Champion) Squatting 160kg x2. This was 5 days out from competition and the heaviest weight for her that day. She did at least 3 sets with that weight (that I saw). Before that she did 150×2 (a weight she can Front Squat in training) […]
Meanwhile in China … Deng Wei (63kg) Front Squats 150kg for a double. More: Watch her 142kg Clean & Jerk at Worlds.
Here is Deng Wei‘s 142kg Clean & Jerk from the Almaty 2014 World Championships that won her the 63kg category. (Video also on Facebook and Instagram @atginsta) She had a rough start into the competition, missing her first Snatch attempts at 110k (dropping it forward). In the press conference the 21 year old, who started weightlifting at […]
From the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … Here is a 140kg Front Squat Double by Deng Mengrong (58kg, China). In the press conference the 24 year old mentioned that her best Front Squat is 150kg and that she only weighs 57kg in training. (Video also on Facebook and Instagram @atginsta) She won the 58kg category without […]