Just read an interview with Mikhail Koklyaev. (Google Translate Version) He really wanted to take a brake from strongman/ powerlifting competitions and spend more time with his family and get into the Russian weightlifting team. And he also brings up the issue of not being selected by Rigert for the Russian team and his plans […]
Here are Mikhail Koklyaev’s deadlift attempts from the 2012 Battle of Champions. After 390kg (double overhand hook grip!) and 405kg he just couldn’t get 416kg past his knees. Thanks to Phil for submitting this.
If you missed it watching live, here is Mikhail Koklyaev & Alexander Klyushev’s epic 755kg double deadlift from the 2012 Battle of Champions. Thanks to Phil for submitting this.
One of the heaviest Raw Front Squats on video Mikhail Koklyaev with 312.5kg. More Super Heavy Front Squats: Derek Kendall 362kg Front Squat (800lbs) Holger Kutroff 300kg Front Squat Chingiz Mogushkov 295kg Front Squat Dan Green 292.5kg Front Squat Igor Lukanin 285kg Paused Front Squat
A member of the Sugden Barbell forum translated the key parts regarding Mikhail Koklyaev exclusion from the Russian weightlifting team. not performing well in competitions outside Russia they didn’t want to take the risk of somebody missing a drug test Rigert: “But lets continue on this same subject, in order to make things completely clear. There is, […]
Mikhail Koklyaev started 531 BBB. Here is his last set of his 5×10 Deadlifts 🙂 Misha uses 342,5 kg (753,5 LB) 10 reps Partial Deadlifts from 14 cm. 885,5 LB / 402,5 kg, 4 reps
Meanwhile in Russia… Mikhail Koklyaev 140kg stone lift, because why not?
If you are Russian, lucky you. Here is a 40 minute interview with Mikhail Koklyaev. I don’t expect anyone to translate this word by word. But maybe someone can give the gist of what he’s saying.
Mikhail Koklyaev works up to a triple Snatch Grip Push Press + Overhead Squat with 190 kg. Looks like this was filmed during the 2012 Arnolds, where he also did the 320 kg x 3 Squat and 240kg Snatch Pulls