Meanwhile in Belarus … It’s time for yet another Olympic qualification (read the ATG guide here) event. Enter the Alexander Cup Belarus. Named after the Alexandr Kurlovich. Start List (includes Lasha! and some of team China) Live Stream via Weightlifting Belarus’ YouTube Channel
The best weightlifting videos, articles and interviews from around the web.
This is the Chinese Power Weekend compilation video from last weekend’s competition in Switzerland. Featuring: Tian Tao, Shi Zhiyong & Co.! Last weekend I drove to Switzerland (podcast episode here) for a small competition that received bronze level status from the IWF. Enter the Challenge 210 in Tramelan. A floor level platform in a dimly […]
The 2019 European Junior and u23 championships are underway in Bucharest, Romania. It’s a gold qualification event for the juniors. Live Stream on YouTube Startlist PDF Recordings Live Stream Highlights 17 year old Nina Sterckx (49kg, Belgium) snatching 83kg for a new Youth World Record! Schedule
Finally here is a 🥔 recording of Lasha’s 267kg clean and jerk, which he did a week before Europeans 2019! View this post on Instagram The long awaited video of @talakhadzelasha_official clean and jerking 267kg/588.6lb in training in Batumi before 2019 Euros! @doctor_giorgi 🥔 🎥 A post shared by hookgrip (@hookgrip) on Oct 14, 2019 […]
25 year old Lasha Talakhadze setting an all-time world record total at the 2019 world weightlifting championships. Snatches: 208, 215 and 220kg (WR) Clean & Jerk: 247, 255 and 264kg (WR)
Meanwhile in Egypt … In rather sad news, my favorite lifter and friend, Mohamed Ehab announced his retirement from professional weightlifting 🙁 Egypt recently received an 18 moths long country ban, for doping violations stemming back to 2016, when seven youth athletes failed their tests. In addition to that it was also just announced that […]
35 year old Lu Xiaojun and 21 year old Li Dayin going head to head at the 2019 world championships.
This is it! Episode 1 of our trip to visit Kuo Hsing-Chun in Taiwan! ATG Patrons already have access to Episode 2. Become a patron here. This is what makes projects like these possible. In episode 1 Dr. Boffa’s and I arrive in Taiwan and introduce you to her Kuo and her coach. You’ll learn […]
This is the heaviest training hall session I ever filmed (457kg Total!). And I almost missed it… Lasha’s 207kg Snatch / 250kg Clean & Jerk Session. ATG Patrons had early access and can already watch the newest videos. I only got to film it by accident. Two days earlier Lasha did his 210kg Snatch in […]