The Olympics Channel has had a weightlifting week, in this episode they interviewed Pyrros Dimas and ask him about his rise to Olympic champion.
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Make sure you check out the Interview Series with the Best Russian Weightlifters and the Interviews by Dmitry Klokov.
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 […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Klokov is currently on a visit in the Taganrog training facility and he recorded a new “On Par/On Equal Terms” interview. This time it’s with David Rigert. On youtube Dmitry commented that he will have engish subtitles available soon! In the mean time here are Dmitry’s past interviews. Update 11.04.2015: […]
Meanwhile in the UK … Ilya Ilyin visited the British student championships. So the Weightlifting World Podcast used this opportunity to interviewed him. Topics: how his training changed as he got older at age 16 Enver Turkeleri introduced a new system to Kazakhstan Training: slowly ramping up, now 2 hours per day with 1 day […]
While she was in the US Hookgrip got a chance to interview Lydia Valentin. Topics: How she got into weightlifting only maxes in the last 3 weeks of preparation (for a competition) 12 weeks is the minimum time required to prepare for a comp her approach on setting goals and hitting numbers Monday and Friday […]
While in Egypt Dmitry Klokov did answered some questions of his viewers. Translation below thanks to Sergiy Turchyn. More: All Dmitry Klokov Interviews ATG. Translation Why no seminars in Russia? I need money. If I do seminars in Russia, I will not have enough. Russian weightlifters are not rich people and are not used to pay […]
Meanwhile in Kazakhstan … Ilya Ilyin gave an interview to a Kazakh news site. In it he walks about how he experienced the time after worlds and his future plans. Below are the main points translated by Sergiy: