Weightlifting isn’t exactly a spectator’s sport. Olympic lifting competitions typically move at a near-glacial pace, with minutes of downtime furnishing seconds of exhilaration on the platform. It’s the athletes who draw the crowds.
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With over three years until the Paris Olympic Games, the sport of weightlifting is seeing some early shake-ups. On Feb. 7, 2022, Chinese weightlifter Tian Tao announced on Instagram that he will be
Athletes who were gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games this summer have had to adjust to it being officially postponed for a full year until July 2021. Although this historic change
Chinese weightlifter Tian Tao was the talk of the town at READY STEADY TOKYO Test Event this past weekend. Tao put on a killer performance and set a new world record for the clean &
This week has been a seriously heave week for big front squats. Two days ago, we wrote about Wes Kitts smoking a lifetime PR front squat with 255kg/562 lbs. Today, we’re back writing
Kazakhstan’s 85kg weightlifter Denis Ulanov just put up some huge weight in training. Earlier today, he posted a relatively smooth video of a 225kg clean & jerk. This lift surpasses the current 85kg
The 2017 Chinese National Games are underway, and competition — held once every four years — is often called “the Olympics of China.” It’s a multi-sport event that features the countries top athletes,