This is one of the more interesting qualification events for Tokyo. The IWF “World Cup” in China When: 22nd – 27th February Useful Links Start List (PDF) Results PDF Live Stream: On CCTV5 in the app. but none of my VPNs work :/ Live Blog Updates here Follow @atginsta and check the stories. Local Time Highlights […]
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Here is a world’s first: an edit of Lu Xiaojun’s snatch warm up at worlds—in 4k Watch him go from empty barbell (with some pretty sweet bar drops) to 160kg before going on the main stage to snatch 172kg! All in 4k glory. To give a sense of where we are in the competition I also included a […]
Meanwhile in Thailand… Here is the next qualification event for Tokyo 2020—The EGAT’s Cup International Weightlifting Championships 2019. Start List PDF Recordings on the Thai WL YouTube Channel Results China sent a women’s team with some big names like Jiang Huihua, Huang Ting and even Kang Yue. Kianoush Rostami is on the list. Itokazu and Miyamoto, […]
As part of an ongoing effort to provide high quality Olympic weightlifting content, we here at ATG headquarters are going to spend some time analyzing one of the best jerks around: that of Rebeka Koha.
Here are the ATG Patreon reward posters for February 2019! A sequence of Mattie Rogers’ 105kg Snatch & a still of Mohamed Ehabs 173kg Snatch Pull Extension. ATG Patrons at the $10 level get access to the still photo. $20+ level patrons get access to the sequence, as well as still photo. They can download the high […]
As every year CCTV does their bi yearly check in with the chinese weightlifting team. This one focuses on Tian Tao and Lu xiaojun. See here, here or here for past episodes Thanks to Sean for sending this in and translating. Subtitles are available now. Press the “CC” button in the player. Lu Xiaojun Video […]
So you want to go to the Olympics? Demystifying the IWF qualification system for Tokyo 2020 TL;DR: to go to the Olympics, be as high on the ranking list as possible. The ranking list doesn’t care about weight class. Spots are given based off this list. Who among us hasn’t harbored Olympic dreams? I can […]
Here are Lu Xiaojun’s clean and squat jerks from worlds 2018! 197kg 202kg (which turned out to be enough to win his 4th world championships title) x205 “attempt” ATG Patrons had early access. Starting at just $1 a month patrons get early access to new ATG videos. Watch his 172kg snatch slow mo edit here. More: […]
Here is Tian Tao’s “Heavy” Squat Session in the 2018 worlds training hall. Squats up to 295kg! Front Rack Holds with 350kg! 195kg Clean & Jerk! Handstand Push Ups at 96kg! lots of them! 20kg Back Extension holds to finish the session. Additional Clean & Jerk clips were kindly provided by Dr. Boffa of thehumancircus.hookgrip.com […]