You might have heard of Simon Martirosyan from the Youth Olympics earlier this year when he attempted to break his own Snatch record and set a new Clean and Jerk record. Today at his first senior worlds championships he sets a new world record snatch. He made a gutsy attempt at breaking the total world […]
Kazakhstans Rustem Sybay posted a great collection of videos of him doing some lifts, Clean and Jerk, Front Squat and even a Clean and Jerk complex. 225kg: 210kg: 200kg: 215kg: Front Squat
Since Ilya Ilin moved up to 105kg class, team Astana has gotten themselves two strong lifters in the 94kg class to compensate. This is one of them, Zhassulan Kydyrbaev with two videos of him making 230kg Clean and Jerks.
(Originally published on May 11, 2012) Kevin Cornell of California Strength does a Sots Press with 110kg. Yikes! Great display of flexibility and strength. In a comment Glenn Pendlay said: Just recently he push pressed 150kg for a set of 5. His best strict press is 120kg. Update: 120kg
Meanwhile in the US … Jared Fleming uploaded a bunch of good videos. Update 09.07.2014: 171kg Snatch from the floor He got a 173kg Snatch from Blocks. But that’s not all. He also took a shot at 180kg! Last time he cleaned 210kg. Now here is the Jerk.
Meanwhile in Edinburgh… Marc Keys (who runs the awesome blog Cast Iron Knowledge), a.k.a. IrishMarc1, deadlifts 260kg x4. Beastly! Has to be good for 300kg soon.
Here is the recording of the 2012 Battle of Champions. Yes, all 4 hours of it. Also see Kirill Sarychev’s 315kg Bench Press
Because he bombed out earlier in the Men’s 69kg here is a more positive video of Vencelas Dabaya from 2006. Front Squat 200kg x5 slow and controlled at 69kg bodyweight.
Meanwhile in Scotland… Somebody send in this video of this super strong Scotsman. Here is his training journal on the Sudgen Barbell Forum. I don’t know his last name. But his first name is Nick and he deadlifts 320kg x4 Update: It is Nick Foxall. 20 years of age! Side View