It’s World Record Wednesdays again. Here is a 25 year old Yuri Zakharevich with his 210kg Snatch at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
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Szymon Kolecki 232.5 kg Clean & Jerk World Record
World Record Wednesdays 18 year old Szymon Kolecki (94kg) with his 232 kg Clean & Jerk. Event: 29 April 2000, European Championships, Sofia, Bulgaria Crazy lift if you consider the current 105 world record C&J (238kg by David Bejanyan). Update 20.11.2015: Ironmind uploaded this lift.
2000 Sydney Olympics 69kg Men’s Weightlifting
The 2000 Sydney Olympics had a lot of epic lifts. Here is the men’s 69 kg category which was dominated by the Bulgarians. Georgi Markov set a new world record with a 165 kg snatch (363 lbs). Name Body Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg) 1 2 3 1 2 3 Galabin Boevski 68.78 155.0 160.0 162.5 […]
Kakhi Kakhiashvili 188kg Snatch World Record
*9th April 2015 – Update* Ironmind has uploaded Kakhi’s Snatch Series in HD! World Record Wednesdays. After Jon North’s 166kg American record snatch in the 94kg class here Kakhi Kakhiashvili with his still standing 188kg Snatch World Record. Lifted at the 1999 World Weightlifting Championships. Here are 3 big lifts from that competition. Mutlu’s (56kg) 137.5kg snatch Boevski’s (69kg) […]
Then and Now – David Morgan Weightlifter
David Morgan, 3 time Olympian, 5 time Commonwealth Games winner looks back at his career and casually C&J 150 kg for another Masters World Record. Update: here is an interview with him on the Weightlifting World Podcast. And here he is winning the 1986 Commonwealth Games 82.5 kg. (also note Borat sneaking into the competition at 1:48) Regarding that […]
Sergey Didyk 261 kg Clean and Jerk World Record
World Record Wednesdays. Sergey Didyk 261 kg Clean and Jerk World Record from Moscow, 1983.
Leonid Taranenko 266kg Clean and Jerk
World Record Wednesdays with Leonid Taranenko 266kg Clean and Jerk – this is the largest amount ever lifted in competition
Andrei Chemerkin’s 260kg World Record C&J
It’s World Record Wednesdays. This time it’s Andrei Chemerkin’s 260kg Clean and Jerk in Atlanta 1996Again in slow motion
Shi Zhiyong 153 kg Snatch World Record
This week in World Record Wednesdays: Chinese lifter Shi Zhiyong (62kg body weight class) 153 kg Snatch at the 2002 World Uni Championships, Izmir. Update 21.09.2014: Kim Un-Guk from North Korea broke the Record with 154kg and a 165kg C&J