Meanwhile in China … Tian Tao (85kg) Back Squats 302kg. Same session as his 220kg Clean & Jerk?
Here is Lu Xiaojun’s and Tian Tao’s Squat Session from their first day in the 2015 Worlds Training Hall. Lu works up to 225kg x2 Front Squat Tian goes up to 255kg x4 Back Squat More: Lu Xiaojun Squatting 275kg
From the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships Training Hall … Tian Tao squatting 255kg x4 during his first training session in Houston. Update: Watch the full video with warm ups here. More: Watch his 220kg Clean & Jerk
Here is Tian Tao’s 178kg Gold Medal Snatch from the 2015 World Championships. More: Watch him Clean & Jerk 220kg.
Wlift84 made a cool compilation of Chinese lifters who squat jerk. This one takes the prize for best opening attempt in my opinion.
Meanwhile in China … on another Instagram clone called Miaopai. Tian Tao (85kg) snatching 180kg More: Watch his 220kg Clean & Jerk here. More of Tian Tao. http://m.miaopai.com/show/channel/M~iAO82MbkrnRxhR22nXSA__ #weightlifting #olympicweightlifting #chineseweightlifting #snatch A video posted by @choij1995 on Nov 3, 2015 at 4:08am PST
Meanwhile in China … Tian Tao (85kg) squats 270kg for a set of six! Perfectly in line with his 300kg max squat he was telling me about a while ago. Plug 270 x6 in the Rep Max Calculator on ATG and you get 310-320!
Here is an 8 minute edit of team China in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall. All this was filmed on 07.11.2014, the day I arrived in Kazakhstan. Featuring: Tian Tao (275kg Squat and accidental set of 6)
From the 2014 World Championships … Here is the final lift of the 85kg category. Tian Tao’s 219kg Clean & Jerk World Record attempt. Six weeks earlier at the Asian Games he equaled the World Record with 218kg (and simultaneously setting the new Junior WR). Update: Folks, I just asked Tian Tao about best Front […]