The Olympics Channel has had a weightlifting week, in this episode they interviewed Pyrros Dimas and ask him about his rise to Olympic champion.
Frank Rothwell uploaded the +110kg Snatch of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Let’s watch that classic together in the Chat. When: over! Yes, I know this is on short notice, so tell your friends. Let’s see if it works out. Avoid Spoilers. Update: that worked out remarkably well. We will do that again! Kurlovich opened after everybody was done with their attempts. […]
Frank Rothwell, the YouTube equivalent of the duracell bunny, uploading the 2008 Beijing Olympics weightlifting events. +105kg Results Athlete Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total 1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result Matthias Steiner 198 203 207 203 246 248 258 258 461 Evgeny Chigishev 200 205 210 210 240 247 250 250 […]
Some highlights from the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Naim Süleymanoğlu & Aleksandr Kurlovich lifting heavy weights.
I know we all have watched the epic battle of the 2008 Beijing Olympics +105 kg before. But I had to post this highlight clip. What a great battle. It had everything you could wish for. Big lifts & big emotions. I don’t know about you, but this still gives me goose bumps. Name Body […]
Big lifts by Yuri Zakharevich from the 1988 Seoul Olympics. 210kg Snatch 245kg Clean & Jerk Update: Here is the entire +110kg Video
Just stumbled across this photo from the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. Leonid Taranenko, Valentin Khristov, Gyorgy Szalai. Something felt wrong about it, so I found the original.
It’s World Record Wednesdays again. Here is a 25 year old Yuri Zakharevich with his 210kg Snatch at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
The 2000 Sydney Olympics had a lot of epic lifts. Here is the men’s 69 kg category which was dominated by the Bulgarians. Georgi Markov set a new world record with a 165 kg snatch (363 lbs). Name Body Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg) 1 2 3 1 2 3 Galabin Boevski 68.78 155.0 160.0 162.5 […]