Meanwhile in Kazakhstan … at the 2014 World Weightlifting Championships.
China’s Liao Hui has done it again, beaten world records that is.
He went for a World record in the Snatch with 166kg and a new total World Record with 359kg at his second Clean and Jerk, he skipped his last attempt.
Check out his 165kg Snatch and 200kg Clean and Jerk at the Chinese test event earlier this year.
The old record by Georgi Markov stood for 14 years!
Update 18.07.2016: New Version.
Update 22.11.2014: Slow Motion Added!
Here is his 193kg C&J which got him the Total World Record.
More: Watch his 198kg Clean & Jerk World Record from Poland here.
… and finally, here is HookGrip’s Super Slow Motion Video of the lift.