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Simon Martirosyan heavy training, max snatch, world records, at the 2019 World Championships

Simon Martirosyan (ARM -109) Training & Snatch World Record | ’19 WWC

Simon Martirosyan, Olympic silver medalist and two-time world champion put on a show over the days before he went out and set a new world record at the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships. 110kg muscle snatches, 200kg speed back quats, multiple snatches at 180kg, and a 210 kg jerk, not to mention his incredible 199 kg …

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Lasha Talakhadze and Kaye Nye win IWF 2019 Weightlifters of the Year

Lasha Talakhadze and Kate Nye Win the 2019 IWF Lifter of the Year Awards

A record number of 50,514 weightlifting fans voted for the 2019 IWF World Weightlifter of the Year. It is certainly reassuring to see that weightlifting is still growing in popularity, despite recent troubles from within our sport. Lasha Talakhadze (GEO +109kg) This year Georgia’s Lasha Talakhadze defended his title on the men’s side, winning for …

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Lu Xiaojun and Tian Tao Chinese Training Session at the 2019 World Championships

Lu Xiaojun, Tian Tao, Yang Zhe, Heavy Training Session | 2019 WWC

Whilst at the 2019 World Championships we filmed a full training session featuring the three world record holders Lu Xiaojun, Tian Tao, and Yang Zhe. Lu Xiaojun (81), eleven-time world record holder, Olympic champion, and five-time World Champion, worked up in the back squat to a heavy single of 270 kg, 35 kg less than …

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Team China weightlifting compete in Tramelan, Shi Zhiyong topless as the photo

China’s A-Team head to Switzerland for 49th ‘Challenge 210’

The 49th ‘Challenge 210’ takes place next week in Tramelan, Switzerland, October 24-27th. This competition is a bronze tier qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and acts as one of the six necessary competitions that can fulfill qualification. Amongst those on the start list for this competition are China’s A-team, a team that comprises …

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World Weightlifting Championships 2019 – M109

See our World Weightlifting Championships 2019 Hub for full details of all categories. The snatches in this A group started as a bit of a bloodbath, with just four of the first eleven lifts successful, one athlete bombing and another withdrawing after missing their opener. Akbar Djuraev (UZB) did manage to extend his junior world …

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Team Armenia Unofficially Smash World Records In Advance of 2019 World Championships

Despite being unable to take more than two men and two women to the Tokyo Olympics, Armenia is still planning on sending a full team to the 2019 World Championships next month, and it really is quite a team. Most recently their two top male international medalists Simon Martirosyan, the Olympic silver medalist and current …

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Iranian weightlifter Bahramzadeh Mohsen exceeds the world record snatch

Bahramzadeh Mohsen (IRI 109) Goes 197/237 in Training (Unofficial World Record!)

Meanwhile in Iran… Bahramzadeh Mohsen just exceeded the world record snatch with 197 kg in training, which he followed up by smashing a 237 kg clean and jerk. Though not quite in excess of the world record, 237 kg has only been exceeded in the new 109 kg weight class in competition once by world …

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