Nat Arem (Hookgrip) is currently attending the 3 day Klokov / Ilyin / Polovnikov Seminar at Waxman’s Gym. There he asked Ilya about his best lifts and his plans for the near future. (Click “See More”) Post by hookgrip. Here is his first heavier Snatch (140kg) since London 2012. It would be really epic […]
I am going to win Rio as a vegetarianBack in July (2013) Ilya Ilyin sat down for an interview. The interviewer is some kind of business coach, without a particular affiliation to weightlifting. But there are a couple of points you might find interesting… Thanks to Vadim for translating the interesting parts. Update: More in […]
Here is a nice compilation of a lot of the unofficial world records that went down in training halls around the world. If you have been following ATG a lot of it will look familiar. If not, then this is a nice video to get everybody on the same page. PS: Here is the Ilya […]
(Originally posted October 6th,2012. See updates) In an interview from right after the Olympics (10. August 2012) Ilya Ilyin’s coach said: He needs to rest for at least 9 months, during which he will only do light training like running, but no “boom” – said the coach Elijah Erzhas. Thanks to Eoin for submitting. Update: He won’t participate […]
Here is a visit to Ilya Ilyin‘s home. If any of you Russian speakers find that Ilya says something interesting, please help translating in the comments (maybe the stretching part at 20:10). Update: Thanks to wolfheart, Derrick and Alexander First few minutes are about his personal life and a bit of nutrition, which is basically […]
(Originally published in September 2012) Here is a special about Kazakhstan’s Number Waaan, Ilya Ilyin. It shows some amazing training lifts he did prior to the London Olympics. 196kg Snatch (at 14:45) after missing 190kg 6 times. 240kg Clean & Jerk (at 15:30). Update: In his Interview with Dmitry Klokov, Ilya mentioned that he was […]
Nothing special, just a casual 250kg Front Squat by Kazakhstan’s Number Waaan, Ilya Ilyin.
Frank Rothwell put together this video of Ilya Ilyin’s career highlights. Starts with a 17 year old, 85kg Ilya at the 2005 Worlds. He is not even gonna coming into his prime until perhaps the Olympics after the next. […] I am tipping for Olympic gold in the next Olympic games. Update: Here is another […]
Meanwhile in Kazakhstan … Out of nowhere, a random Ilya Ilyin 189kg Snatch. BTW, we still have no translation for his interview.