Despite having insane trouble with access at the 2018 Asian Games, hookgrip got some good footage of team North Koreain the training hall. Featuring double Olympic champion Rim Jong Sim (75kg)! Highlights: Choe Hyo Sim (63kg) snatch 100kg (8:22) Rim Un Sim (69kg) snatch 100kg (8:42) Rim Jong Sim snatch 115kg (9:31) Choe Hyo Sim front squat […]
From the 2015 Worlds … Kim Kwang Song (77kg, North Korea) snatching 171kg! One of the few 77kg 170kg+ snatchers in the past years. He tested positive after this (ban ends 21.12.2019). More: Team North Korea Squatting in the Training Hall Team North Korea Full Training Session
From the 2015 Worlds Training Hall … Here is Om Yun Chol (56kg, North Korea) light power session. He worked up to 100kg Snatches 140kg Power Clean & Jerks and finished the session with the usual Strict Presses. This was filmed two days after his heavy (120/160) training session. More: Team North Korea’s Training Session.
Here is a training session of now double olympic champion, Rim Jong Sim (75kg, North Korea). Filmed in the 2014 Worlds training hall in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Thanks to coach Lin for the footage. Highlights: 02:21 105kg Snatch 03:12 145kg Clean and Jerk 04:09 115kg Push Press Late in competition she did 123 + 153. More: […]
After Chen Lijun’s snatches, here are Kim Un Guk’s. 146, 151, and 155kg world record attempt.
Since I don’t have enough footage to make a full 56kg warm up video, here is just a raw clip. Wu Jingbiao (China) Clean & Jerking 150kg Om Yun Chol (North Korea) Power Clean + Clean & Jerk 130kg You get the idea, one second you focus on one lifter and behind you you almost […]
From the 2016 Junior Worlds … 19 year old Pak Jong Ju (62kg, North Korea) Snatching 131kg. This was good enough for silver behind Mo Yongxiang from China who went 137/170. Pak is the 2014 Youth Olympic Games Champion. 160kg Clean & Jerk
Here is a great performance from the +75kg Session in Rio … Kim Kuk Hyang (North Korea) going 6/6, making Meng Suping’s life a little harder. 131kg Snatch Video 175kg Clean & Jerk Video
Rim Jong Sim (75kg, North Korea) just entered the elite club of female two time Olympic champions! the 23 year old snatched 121kg and won gold with her 145kg clean and jerk opener! Still she came out for her remaining attempts, making 153kg! 121kg Snatch Video Who else is Two Time Champion? Liu Chunhong Chen […]