Here is Om Yun Chol (56kg) Front Squatting 175kg x3 (over triple bodyweight). He did that four days out from competition. More Om: 175kg Clean Om Clean & Jerking up to 160kg in the Training Hall and Snatching up to 120kg Om’s 171kg Clean & Jerk World Record
Here is Om Yun Chol’s 160kg Clean & Jerk, which he did on November 17th, four days before he set the new world record of 171kg. Update 03.01.2016: Here is his complete session working up to the 160kg. It includes the Clean Pulls, Weighted Sit Ups and Strict Presses that he did after the 160. […]
Here is Om Yun Chol Snatching up to 120kg in the 2015 Worlds Training Hall Update: Video of the full snatch session. Note how his left elbow still seems to be bothering him. He was feeling it after every attempt, and even icing it in between. He also clean & jerked up to 160kg the […]
Here’s some more footage from the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships. This time Om Yun Chol (56kg, North Korea) gets a 175kg Clean (3.125x BW). A few minutes earlier he set the World Record in the Clean and Jerk for the 56kg class (again).
Here are 7 minutes with the North Korean men’s team in the Asian Championships training hall. Snappy lifts throughout. Also check out those abbreviated Power Cleans in their complexes. No Kim Myong Hyok in this one though. He trained in the afternoon. Lifters: Jon Choe Wi, Sin Chol Bom, More: Chinese Men’s Team in the Training Hall North […]
Here are some clips of the North Korean team in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall. Update: Day 2 Day 1
Here is Kwon Chang Il (69kg, North Korea) in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall (07.11.2014). At the end you can see the unique NK pulling style again. 120kg with Slow Motion
Here is one the the more unusual exercise variations you see in training halls … Rim un Sim (58kg) performing multiple sets of 10 of what looks like stiff legged Good Mornings. More: The Big Junior Worlds Post on ATG.
Highlight from the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … Kim Unju (75kg, North Korea) Squatting 175kg x5 four days out from competition. This was the heaviest squat I saw performed by a female athlete that week (wasn’t there when the +75kg ladies were squatting). Gotta love the whole team counting reps. They did this for most of the […]