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Competition Lifts

Jr world record holder CJ Cummings hits all time records 149/189 at the American Junior Nationals

CJ Cummings (USA -73kg) Hits 149/189 kg at the American Junior Nationals

The junior clean and jerk world record holder CJ Cummings competed at the American Junior National Championships last weekend and made some huge lifts! Despite attempting and failing to equal the junior world standard in the snatch at 152 kg on his third attempt, CJ did further his own personal best by another kilo with …

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Chinese Weightlifter Zhou Xiaoman attempts a new world record in the clean and jerk with 186 kg.

Zhou Xiaoman (CN +87kg) Attempts WR Clean & Jerk But Plates Fall Off

The Chinese super heavy Zhou Xiaoman competed last weekend at the IWF Egat Cup, an Olympic qualifying event in Thailand. Zhou took a very comfortable win in both lifts and of course the total over her teammate and silver medalist Jia Weipeng (116 / 153 / 269 kg) and the bronze medalist from Korea Lee …

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Talha Talib 143kg Unofficial Junior World Record Snatch

Pakistan’s 67kg youth sensation Talha Talib snatched an unofficial Junior World Record of 143kg at the Quaid-e-Azam provincial championships. The technique, speed, and depth of the young 19 year old is extremely impressive and predictive of exciting things to come. The current holder of the Junior World Record is Uzbekistan’s Adkhamjon Ergashev who made 142kg …

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Kia Ghadami Unofficial World Record 241kg Clean & Jerk

The Iranian 109kg lifter Kia Ghadami just unofficially broke the World Record clean and jerk at a provincial competition. This 241kg lift is 1kg heavier than the world record set by Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan at the 2018 Weightlifting World Championships. Ghadami snatched 185kg along with this 241kg clean and jerk to total 426kg, 7kg more …

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