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- Footage posted to Instagram seems to point out Georgian Olympic lifter Lasha Talakhadze obtain the heaviest clear and jerk elevate ever recorded
- The elevate got here in coaching, in preparation for the 2019 European Weightlifting Championship
- Talakhadze may even probably compete within the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
This week in Massive Males Lifting Ungodly Quantities of Weight (as we mortals stare, legs, arms, backs, creaking simply from watching): the heaviest clear and jerk ever recorded on movie.
The Massive Man, Georgian weightlifter and Olympian Lasha Talakhadze (6’6”, 371 kilos), has already come off a record-breaking 2019 IWF Weightlifting World Championships the place he earned three gold medals and broke each the snatch world file (with 220kg or 485 kilos) and the clear and jerk file (with 264kg or 582 kilos). His whole weight for the competitors (484 kg or 1,067 kilos) was additionally a world file.
Talakhadze is at the moment coaching for the 2019 European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia. He’s already a four-time European Champion, and he earned an Olympic gold medal for the Males’s + 105kg at Rio in 2016.
Talakhadze apparently is not glad with these lofty marks. Barbend lately highlighted a video from lifting tradition Instagram account hookgrip that claims to point out Talakhadze finishing an try at 276 kg (588.6 kilos). That may be the brand new file, if the elevate would’ve been counted at a sanctioned competitors.
Nonetheless, with the European Weightlifting Championships arising and the 2020 Summer season Olympics proper across the nook, it’s probably that Talakhadze is in place break some extra of his on information on the largest stage fairly quickly.
Till then, Talakhadze’s large PR solely counts on his coaching ledger and on Instagram. Tag your folks subsequent time they are saying they did one thing spectacular.