A post shared by Ilya Ilyin (@ilyailyin_4ever) on Nov 1, 2017 at 3:48am PDT Ilya Ilyin gave an interview to Men’s Health Kazakhstan. They touch on his recent travels, his (still ongoing) doping case, plans for future competitions, as well as more private issues such as his divorce and depression. Overall it’s a worthwhile read. […]
Interviews on All Things Gym
Make sure you check out the Interview Series with the Best Russian Weightlifters and the Interviews by Dmitry Klokov.
At European Juniors in Albania, hookgrip grabbed the always busy Rebeka Koha for a couple of minutes and asked her a couple of questions about her career and goals in the sport. Follow Rebeka on Instagram @rebeka_koha. More: Rebeka Koha at Bundesliga in Germany
Hookgrip interviewed Brazil’s strongest weightlifter – Fernando Reis. The 27 year old, who has been lifting since he was 10 talks about: how he got started in the sport transitioning into a superheavy doing a Bulgarian type approach and stalling adding more variety after doing just snatch cnj pulls squat addressing one weakness at a time his […]
Here is the interview I did with Mohamed Ehab while I visited him in Cairo for the ATG on Tour Series. It took place on on a Tuesday night after Mohamed had his massage done. We sat down for almost 4 hours (having dinner in between). Big thanks to Timour Belatbi who did the simultaneous […]
Here is an interview with one of weightlifting’s giants – Anatoly Pisarenko (265kg C&J anyone?)! The interview was for a show called “being a guest of Dmitry Gordon” and took place in 2002. Thanks to Sergiy Turchyn (@sergiywl on insta) who took the time to translate this. Check out the Interviews Category on ATG for more […]
The Olympics Channel has had a weightlifting week, in this episode they interviewed Pyrros Dimas and ask him about his rise to Olympic champion.
Here is a fairly recent interview with Naim Suleymanoglu. I hope some of you can help with the translation of the main points. Translation: Thanks to Şamil. He was born on January 23, 1967 in Ahatlı village. Two years after his family moved to Mestanlı. In childhood, he was interested in football, wrestling and swimming. When […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Klokov continues his “On Par/On Equal Terms” Interview series with Mikhail Koklyaev. It has lots of info about his views and troubles with the Russian system. The hypocrisy of performance enhancing drug use in sports. Video has English subtitles. More: All other Interviews in Dmitry’s “On Par” Series. Transcript:
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Klokov has really set a pace with his “On Par/On Equal Terms” interview series. This time we get to see him interview his rival and team mate Khadzhimurat Akkaev. Dmitry already has the video with English subtitles for everyone to watch! Make sure to check out the past interviews of […]