(Originally posted March 22, 2014. See Updates) Meanwhile in Russia … Still only 19 years old Artem Okulov gets a 190kg Hang Snatch! Update: I asked Artem about his weight. He was 88kg in the video! Update: Jump to the interview below. Just for reference: the 94kg Snatch World Record still stands at 188kg. Simply amazing. Also […]
Meanwhile in the Netherlands … Karen Tovmasjan (85kg) snatches 165kg from the hang. He also got really close to 170kg (see here at 8:26). He also did 160kg in competition recently. Update: 166kg
With 4 weeks out the the guys in Chekhov are looking more than ready. The Russian team for the 2013 World Championships will be decided on 27.09. Oleg Chen is back to top form and makes a good impression with a 160kg Snatch from the hang (69kg WR is 165kg).
Meanwhile in Russia … Gennady Muratov (105kg) has a a couple of bangers for you. (BTW, if you want to see more hang snatches, click on the “hang snatch” category below the post) Update: YouTube Video 230kg Front Squat + Jerk Update: YouTube Video
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Berestov (now 33 years old young), yes the Athens 2004 105kg Gold Medalist, is back with some huge training lifts. Update 23.08.2013: 190kg Snatch Double … almost 190kg Snatch
Meanwhile in Russia … Vladislav Lukanin, who won the 2013 Russian Championships 77kg with 156kg + 195kg, has a nice training lift for us. Here he is with a 150kg Snatch Pull + Hang Power Snatch. Update: Youtube Video
While Dmitry snatched 180kg after a pause at the knees (and after a 1100km drive to camp Chekhov) today, his colleague Vasiliy Polovnikov gets 190kg from the high hang at Norwood Weightlifting in Norwood, MA. Update: Read Vasiliy’s interview on ATG. Update: Here is his entire session (thanks Seth). He actually took 3 attempts at 195kg. Thanks to Brett […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Looks like Vasiliy Polovnikov (94kg) is back training in camp Chekhov, Russia. Here is a 160kg Hang Snatch x3 under Apti’s watchful eyes. Subscribe to his YouTube Channel. Thanks for submitting.
Here are some videos from Aleksey Lovchev’s training hall. The 23 year old weighed in at 127.8kg at the 2013 Russian Championships +105kg where he placed 3rd with 200kg + 242kg. He snatched snatched 210kg from blocks back in March, which is a PR for him. (Lift starts at 1:00 for all you impatient folks, don’t blink) Update: Read […]