Saturday, December 27, 2008

Photo Fun Dec 08 - 206kg Snatch

A new Super Heavy out of Iran?

Iran's heavyweight Saeed Ali-Hosseini has set new junior weightlifting world record at the Asian Weightlifting Championship in South Korea.

The Iranian athlete took three gold medals in the +105 kg category when he managed to lift 206 kg in the snatch, 245 kg in the clean and jerk and 451 kg in total categories on Monday.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

True Look of Power

Hey, even with my low bodyweight, I was a world champion. You can call it any complex you want, but it just look more appealing to have a guy with a beautiful figure on the platform, than some dude with a huge belly. I do feel more kinship with Schwarzenegger than with the shapeless Paul Anderson, the classics of American weightlifting. - Pisarenko