Some pre Beijing 2008 Olympics Chinese weightlifting footage. Past olympic medalists, Zhang Guozheng, Shi Zhiyong, Zhang Xiangxiang and Wu Meijin training for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. I didn’t know Zhang Xiangxiang’s back story. From near death straight to Olympic gold!
This week in World Record Wednesdays: Chinese lifter Shi Zhiyong (62kg body weight class) 153 kg Snatch at the 2002 World Uni Championships, Izmir. Update 21.09.2014: Kim Un-Guk from North Korea broke the Record with 154kg and a 165kg C&J