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Lasha Talakhadze Hits 222KG Snatch (Heaviest of ALL TIME)

Learn more about Lasha Talakhadze's historic lift: A huge thanks to @doctor_giorgi on Instagram for initially capturing this feat. Weightlifting House ( also provided some excellent context for the lift on social media; check them out for great weightlifting content! Georgian World and Olympic Champion Lasha Talakhadze already holds the official snatch world record at 220kg. We've seem him go as heavy as 221kg in training. And on the weekend of September 19th, he snatched 222kg at a national competition. It's the heaviest snatch ever made on film, and the heaviest we're aware of. It came on a special 4th attempt lift — weightlifters normally have 3 attempts per session — and won't count as an official world record. But it spells potentially great things for the world's best superheavy lifter as he prepares for the Tokyo Olympics. __ #lashatalakhadze #heaviestsnatch #lashatalakahdzesnatch ___ Thanks for checking out BarBend, make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel! Subscribe: Also, check out some of our most popular videos: Best Cross Training Shoes: Best Pre Workout Supplements: Best Meal Replacements: Pull-Ups vs Chin-Ups:
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