Meanwhile in Korea … at the 2014 Asian Games.
Second day of the competition and already the 3rd World Record (4 if you count the Jr WR).
He also holds the current total WR and “only” needs a 182kg C&J to break it.
154kg Snatch is the new number to beat.
Update: A 178kg Clean & Jerk also got him a new Total World Record, which now stands at 332kg.
Update: You have to read this short piece about North Korean lifters at the Asian Games.
Love, Eggs and Ideas: the Keys to NKorean Weightlifting Success
“But thanks to the warm care of the Respected Marshal Kim Jong Un, I did not feel any trouble in treating the trouble on my waist. So, the warm care and great love of Respected Marshal Kim Jong Un has given me the opportunity to be the champion.”