Meanwhile in China … This performance deserved its own post. 24 year old Olympic champion, Shi Zhiyong (69kg) snatching 163kg and clean & jerking 197kg! This is an unofficial world record total of 360kg, beating Liao Hui’s 359kg total from 2014 worlds. 69kg Shi Zhiyong 163kg Snatch + 197kg Squat Jerk
Meanwhile at the 69kg session at the 2017 Chinese National Games … 23 year old Shi Zhiyong (Olympic champ) clean and squat jerks 198kg for the win. Snatch: x160, x160, 160kg Clean & Jerk: 193, 198, x200! Liao Hui second (160/194). A post shared by All Things Gym (@atginsta) on Sep 3, 2017 at 3:51am […]
Here is Team China in the training hall at Asian championships 2016. This is not a single session session, but a collection of clips that were filmed over multiple days. Featuring: Shi Zhiyong 240kg Screaming Clean Pull, mobility work, Yuan Chengfei Snatches and Handstand Push Ups . Zhang Jie‘s massive back Feng Lvdong, Front Rack […]
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