New year , new rules! The International Weightlifting Federation released the 2020 version of the official weightlifting competition rule book. Download PDF: 2019 IWF Rulebook – Technical and Competition Rules and Regulations. 2020 Rule Changes & Additions (changes are in bold) 1.2.6 Youth Olympic Games bodyweight categories: Men: 55 kg 61 kg 67 kg 73 kg 81 […]
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From the IWF “World Cup” in Tianjin, China…. Kuo Hsing-Chun (lifting at 60.13kg here) clean and jerking 141kg! Only 1kg under her old 58kg world record from 2017. Watch our Kuo Series here. View this post on Instagram @kuohsingchun_official (60.13kg, @hkgrptaipei) clean and jerking 141kg/310lb at the 2019 Tianjin World Cup! This is 1kg above […]
Meanwhile in China … Deng Wei (64kg) equals Svetlana Tsarukaeva’s snatch world record (117kg at 63kg, 2011 worlds)!
Meanwhile in China … at the 2019 “World Cup” in Tianjin (Silver qualifier). Shi Zhiyong clean & jerks 197kg, surpassing his previous world record by 1kg. View this post on Instagram @shi_zhi_yong (73kg, China) clean and jerking 198kg/436.5lb to set a new World Record at the 2019 IWF World Cup in Tianjin! If/when he can […]
Watch Mohamed Ehab’s 0 to 173kg snatch world record warm up! Time Stamps: 08:34 Heaviest Warm Up Snatch (160kg) 12:36 Lu Xiaojun 172kg Snatch 13:13 173kg Snatch World Record 13:59 Lu vs Mohamed Comparison 0-173kg ATG Patrons had early access and get extra content. View this post on Instagram 0-173kg World Record! ATG […]
Here’s a Patreon exclusive for you all to enjoy—Kate Nye (who btw is also an ATG patron!) training in preparation for her competition in Argentina this week! This is from Dr. Boffa’s visit earlier last week, and in addition to the training he give a little bit of commentary for some context. Enjoy! And check […]
ATG’s Patreon sequence poster for December features Kuo Hsing-Chun’s 106kg snatch from worlds 2019! Patrons at the $20 level get access to the file and can print it big!
ATG Patrons can now watch Rim Jong Sim’s heavy training sessions before worlds 2019. The 2x Olympic champion works up to 120kg snatches and 150kg clean & jerks! Guest appearances: Rim’s sister Rim Un Sim (64kg) 105kg snatch Choe Hyo Sim (59kg Snatch WR holder w/ 107kg) 100kg snatch + 130kg cnj! Become a Patron […]
Here is a Luis Mosquera training session from 2019 worlds! Enjoy all the slowmo goodness. View this post on Instagram FAST AF! @luisjavierhd16 (67kg 🇨🇴 ) with a blazing fast 140kg / 308lbs snatch! ATG Patrons can now watch the full session. Become a patron for as little as $1! Mosquera is a great example […]