Harrison Maurus, the talented young US 81, and Antonino Pizzolato, the Italian powerhouse, battled ‘each other’ at the Roma Cup last year.
As Lasha Talakhadze (GEO +109) began warming-up at the silver tier Olympic qualifying event, the 2020 Roma Weightlifting World Cup, people began crowding around, finding space behind the competition platform and up in the stands. The Roma world cup was held on the outskirts of Rome, and Lasha’s session fell on a Friday evening. Word […]
The 96 kg weight class currently faces a huge power vacuum. The Iranian titans Sohrab Moradi and Kianoush Rostami seem unlikely to qualify for the Olympics, and the reigning world champion Tian Tao facing some extremely tough competition in simply making selection in the highly qualified Chinese men’s team. As a result of this, there […]
ATG posted a phenomenal piece of content on their YouTube channel today: A full warm-up video of weightlifting legend Lu Xiaojun (CHN -81 kg) lifting in the training hall at the the 2018 World Championships in Ashgabat just days before winning his fourth world title. Highlights from this video include Lu’s warm-up sequence including slo-mo […]
AllThingsGym has posted their video of Lu Xiaojun’s full snatch warmup from the 2018 World Championships. As usual, it’s a really good video that gives excellent insight into how a top lifter prepares for their platform lifts.