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 […]
Previously in China … Back in 2011 Tian Tao (then 17) competed at the Chinese Intercity Games and Totaled 366kg @ 77kg. He went 161 + 205. Current 77kg Youth World Records: 155/182/331 More: His 220kg Clean & Jerk in training.
Meanwhile in China … Quick clip from the Chinese winter training camp (where Tian Tao also C&Jed 220kg). Update: Part 2 with Wu Jingbiao Snatching 135kg! Also Ding Jianjun 170kg Front Squat, Li Fabin 170kg Jerk, Lu Haojie 140kg Snatch, Zhang Jie 190kg Front Squat. Translation of Part 2 Thanks to Tim> Narrator: Every year […]