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.
I only got to film it by accident. Two days earlier Lasha did his 210kg Snatch in the morning, followed by 3 singles at 245kg in the afternoon. So we (Nat and I) assumed that this was it for Lasha’s heavy training before europeans.
We should have known better…
So that day (it was 5 days out for Lasha) I set up at the competition to shoot some of the B groups since the training hall was rather dead during that time of the day.
In the break I went back over to check what’s going on and what do I see – Lasha has 160kg on the bar AND is wearing an ATG shirt ?!
That’s why the video starts at 160kg…
From there I captured the whole session up to a 207kg Snatch and the 250kg Clean & Jerk. It was pretty cool to see the whole training hall come to a halt and watch Lasha attack these weights. And by attack I mean approaching each weight like it’s an empty bar.
So now you get a first row seat right next to Asanidze and can watch the Georgian giant do his thing 🙂
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@talaxadzelasha doing Lasha Pulls up to 240kg / 529lbs! @max_lang_weightlifting with some 10/10 yoga poses. Full video (Lasha’s 207kg snatch + 250kg C&J session) available to ATG patrons! . PS: Note how Lasha has all the weight on his heels (even lifting his toes). #snatchpull #snatch #olympicweightlifting