Here is a short interview with Ilya Ilyin – 2011 94 kg World Champion, as well as 2008 Olympic Gold medalist. The interview was recorded pre – Beijing 2008.
Q: What does a typical day’s training consist of, for the Olympic training?
A: On a typical day I lift 64 tons, the weight of a train! And building up to the Olympics I’ll be lifting even more.
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday I have 3 training sessions. And on Tuesday, Thursday and saturday I have 2 training sessions. My only day off is Sunday.
His lifts from Beijing 2008:
And from the 2011 WWC