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Boady Santavy (96) 191kg /420lbs Power Clean & Power Jerk

Canada’s no.1 weightlifter Boady Santavy hit a 191kg power clean & power jerk for a personal best in training this week. Boady said that he attempted the lift in order to beat his friend Meso Hassona who hit this 190kg power clean & push jerk last December. Boady placed 7th at the 2018 WWC where […]

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 […]

Loredana Toma (64) 165kg Front Squat

The 2017 world champion from Romania hit a 165kg front squat in training just two months after placing 4th at the 2018 WWC. Loredana originally placed 5th but due to the disqualification of Tzu-Chi Lin from Chinese Taipei she bumped up a spot. Since the 2018 WWC Loredana has been pushing the strength work, also […]

Harrison Maurus 160kg Snatch PR

18 year old Harrison Maurus (81 kg) just hit an all-time record in the snatch with 160 kg as he put on an exhibition in between sessions at the Alpha Winter Classic at Alpha Barbell. Harrison’s morning weight on that day was just over 83 kg. According to Harrison’s coach Kevin Simons they ‘are already […]

Yang Li (49) 165kg Back Squat

Chinese 49kg athlete Yang Li hit a 165kg back squat in training this week. Not only is this a 3.37 X body weight back squat it is 8.5kg heavier than the IPF world record squat in the heavier 52kg weight class. When compared with the slightly more comparative 47kg weight class Yang Li out squats […]

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 […]

Vasily Polovnikov 151kg Muscle Snatch

Vasily Polovnikov just muscle snatched what I believe is the heaviest muscle snatch ever recorded at 151kg! Not only is this an unbelievable accomplishment, it comes from a non super-heavyweight. In fact Vasily used to compete for Russia as an 85kg lifter. Vasily’s previous best muscle snatch was 150kg which he hit for 4 singles. […]

Lee Sangyeon (67) 150kg Snatch

Lee Sangyeon snatched 150kg in training equaling his training record. He has hit 150kg several times before as a 69kg lifter back in August 2018, and in June 2018. Not only is Sangyeon now a lighter athlete as he cut down to the new 67kg weight class, he also made this 150kg snatch more convincingly […]

Liu JiaWen (89kg) 175kg Block Snatch

Chinese Fall National Champion Liu Jiawen hits his heaviest snatch on video ever in training, and he does it off the blocks. Liu Jiawen made a 175kg block snatch from above the knee in training, even going on to attempt and narrowly miss an attempt at 180kg just minutes later. Liu’s training appears to be […]

CJ Cummings (USA 73) Snatches 130kg/286lb x 5

18 year old Clarence Cummings Jr just snatched 130kg for a set of 5 in training to round out a successful 2018. The two time Youth and three time Junior World Champion has steadily increased the Senior American Record snatch single-handedly from 140kg, set by American Record holder Alex Lee, in the 69kg class up […]