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Lasha Talakhadze Hits the Heaviest Training Hall Total Ever

The Georgian superstar Lasha Talakhadze turned up to the training hall yesterday and put on a show. After hitting 200 kg in...
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World Championships 2019 Day 2 Roundup

W49 This group was all about the battle between the two Chinese lifters, Hou Zhihui and Jiang Huihua, and...
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New World Snatch and Total Records in M61

Li Fabin (CHN) delivered today in a group that otherwise had a high proportion of missed lifts (only 42% of attempts were...
Jiang Huihua

W49 Total World Record Falls Twice in Two Minutes

There was excitement in the Women's 49kg category at the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships when two Chinese lifters went head-to-head, breaking the...
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World Championships 2019 Day 1 Roundup

M55 The first A group of the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships started well with a double-bodyweight snatch from John...

Om Yun Chol Breaks World Records With Triple-Bodyweight C+J

The Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea's Om Yun Chol has broken his own clean and jerk world record and set a new...
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Egypt Out of World Championships Due to Suspension

The entire Egypt team has been withdrawn from the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships after a two-year national suspension was imposed by the...
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How to Watch the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships

The television rights for the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships have been licensed to a range of networks around the world.
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Explaining Weightlifting to the Masses | Olympic Fever meets Weightlifting House

I, Seb Ostrowicz, got an opportunity recently to be the first point of contact that many people will...
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Glenn Pendlay Has Died

Legendary coach Glenn Pendlay passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. We will be posting a full obituary but it will...
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World Championships 2019 Entry List

The IWF has released the entry list for the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships. Note that this is a preliminary...

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The Secrets of Chinese Weightlifting – Pt. 1

There was another phenomenal video posted by Shenzhen Weightlifting on Youtube discussing a...

Austin Baraki MD | Beyond the SRA Curve

Austin Baraki is a co-owner of Barbell Medicine, a hospital-based physician at a...

A Review of “Weightlifting University: Programming A Champion” – Dane Miller of Garage Strength

Introduction Weightlifting University’s “Programming A Champion” is a course developed...

Two Postive Tests From 2019 Pan American Championships

The IWF has revealed that samples from two athletes at the Pan American Championships in April tested positive for the anabolic steroid...

Tokyo Slots For 17 Nations Limited Due to Doping

The IWF has released the latest version of the anti-doping violation counts for nations since 2008. This sets restrictions on the...
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Tokyo Test Event Entry List

The entry list has been published for the Japan-China-Korea Friendship Tournament – the test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Jaswant Shergill

The Most Outrageous Jump In Weightlifting?

Among all the big names at the British Championships and International Open last weekend, you could be forgiven for not recognising that...
Ilya Ilyin celebrating after a world record 233 kg clean and jerk at the 2012 Olympics

British International Open: Ilya, Toma, Chumak, Seim, Ulanov and More

The release of the provisional start list for the Birdseye British International Open has revealed that some big names are perhaps going...
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Ten Lifters Test Positive at Indian National Camp

It has been revealed that more than ten athletes failed drug tests at the Indian national training camp in Patiala. They have...
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Start List for Junior World Championships

With the gold tier IWF Junior World Championships right around the corner, the start list has finally been released and includes many...

Cyrille Tchatchet Aims to Represent Refugees in Tokyo

British-resident weightlifter Cyrille Tchatchet II, originally from Cameroon has talked to the BBC about how he came to the UK and his...
Nathan Damron clean and jerking 200 kg at the 2019 USAW national championships

Top Performances of the 2019 USAW National Championships

With a week having passed since the Nike USA Weightlifting National Championships powered by Rogue Fitness which took place in Memphis Tennessee,...
USA weightlifter Hunter Elam snatching at the 2018 World Championships

Team USA Announced for Pan American Games

USA Weightlifting has announced its small team of weightlifting representatives for the 2019 Pan American Games - July 27-30th - made up...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 4

Men's 96 kg PosAthleteCountrySnatchC.&JerkResultRobi1RIVAS JhonatanCOL1802113911011.482LUNA AngelVEN162210372857.223BOADY SatavyCAN169201370842.01 Full results Women's 76kg
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German Bundesliga Final –Watch Live Sat 27/4/19

The final of the top division of the German Bundesliga weightlifting league competition will be streamed live here. The...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 3

Women's 64 kg Considering this is an Olympic category, it was surprising that there were no Robi scores of...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 1 and Day 2

The Pan-American Championships has a packed schedule, so there was plenty of action on the first couple of days, including lots of...
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Asian Championships 2019 – Day 1

Men's 55 kg Mansour Abdulrahim Al Saleem came into this group hoping to win Saudi Arabia's first gold medal...

Pan American Championships 2019 Schedule

The planned schedule is pretty packed, with up to five A sessions per day. Sessions will happen from early morning to evening...
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Asian Championships Start List

The start book for the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships has been made available.
Mirabai Chanu

Indian Team for Asian Championships 2019

India will send a team of eight men and four women to the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships. While the...
2019 Fajr Cup in Tehran - Weightlifting Olympic Qualification

Iran Women Set For Asian Championships

Iran will send a team of seven women to the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships, in a sign of a continuing commitment to...
Oscar Figueroa

Oscar Figueroa Barred From Pan-American Championships

The 2016 Olympic Champion in the Men's 62 kg category, Colombia's Oscar Figueroa, has been told that he cannot compete at the...
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