At a national competition the weekend of September 18th, Georgian superheavyweight weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze completed a series of four snatches that culminated in a 222kg lift — the heaviest snatch ever recorded on
The votes are in, democracy works, and the International Weightlifting Federation has announced 2019’s Lifters of the Year, as chosen by you, the fans. This was not decided in a musty room of
ARD, the German broadcasting network, aired a documentary titled Secret Doping – the Lord of the Lifters on January 5th. The documentary alleged financial corruption and cover-up of false drug testing by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Award season is upon us! The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has released the nominees for both male and female weightlifter of the year. The winners will each receive the IWF Jenő Boskovics Lifter of the Year Trophy for 2019. Here is
German TV broadcaster ARD released a documentary on Sunday, January 5th titled Secret Doping – the Lord of the Lifters that alleges the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and its President, Dr. Tamas Ajan, of financial
It feels like just yesterday that Lasha Talakhadze put on a world record setting performance at the 2019 IWF Weightlifting World Championships. Plenty of records fell at the event, but Lasha’s performance was at
History in the making. Where do we begin with +109kg Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze? It seems like every time Talakhadze takes the platform, we continually see him rewrite history and push new limits.
Each week we are blown away by all of the impressive lifts we see. These massive lifts come from athletes across all strength sports and can range from a stellar training personal bests
The 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Weightlifting Championships are officially underway, and +109kg world record holding weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze has already gotten our attention (among others)…lifting on his light day in warm-ups!
Weightlifters Lidia Valentin and Lasha Talakhadze were celebrated at the 2018 Lifters of the Year Award Gala in Georgia on Monday evening. The gala celebrated both of these athletes being named as the