Meanwhile at the 2016 Junior World Weightlifting Championships… Nathan Damron (85kg, USA) Back Squats 275kg at 88kg bodyweight. He’s cut quite a bit of weight from 91.45kg at the 2016 Pan-American Junior Championships two months ago where earned a silver medal. He will be competing on Wednesday the 29th at 12:00 Tbilisi time.
(Original Post from 2012, Updated) Lu Xiaojun with some lateral raises to grease those shoulders. Ok everybody, you know what that means, right? … Lateral raises Lu Raises, as they are called from now on, till your arms fall off today! Since these are clearly the secret behind his success. Update 30.01.2016: Lu Raises spotted in […]
Here is a collection of training hall videos from the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships. Part 1 can be found here. Let’s collect them all. Post yours in the comments. Here is Part #1 and here’s the 2014 Edition. Team Italy 39 year-old Eva Gigante (48): 80kg clean and jerk (power-ish clean) Giorgia Russo (53): 75kg snatch […]
Here is a collection of training hall videos from the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships. Let’s collect them all. Post yours in the comments. Here’s 2014 Edition. Because this post got too long Here is Part 2. Lesman Paredes (94kg, Colombia) Front Squats 225kg @lesman16 front squatting 225 kg with good effort. #wwc2015 A video posted by […]
Meanwhile at the World Weightlifting Championships… Mohammed Ehssan (+105, Egypt) got a big training total, possibly the heaviest snatch in the halls so far. At the 2014 World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, he went 193/243/436 for a bronze medal. You can follow his instagram: @goldenlifter 195kg Snatch 240kg Clean and Jerk Capital Strength from Ireland […]
Miika Antti-Roiko uploaded a clip from the 2011 World Championships. Some training hall goodness from Behdad Salimi (missing a 250kg C&J). Aleksandr Ivanov and more.
Meanwhile in Israel … Jirka Orsag gets a 310kg squat in. He will be lifting tomorrow (Saturday 8th) at 17:30 local time. PS: Hey Clarence, thanks for uploading the clip. Hope you get more footage from the training hall yard.
Here’s another fine clip to get you amped for tomorrow’s session. Zlatan Vanev and Galabin Boevski in a training hall video. Anybody know when this was shot? Update: Miika Antti-Roiko commented that this was at the 1998 Worlds in Lahti, Finland. Thanks to Michal for sharing.
Here is Sa Jae-Hyouk warming up in the 2011 WWC Training Hall. Finally an opportunity to sneak in the gif of how he injured himself trying to get all the bags in one go. Hat tip to NorthSports Olympic Weightlifting.