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clean and jerk

An Olympic weightlifting event in which a barbell’s weight is raised from the floor to overhead in two movements. In the first, the lifter lifts the weight from the floor to a “resting” position across deltoids and clavicle. This is followed by the overhead jerk phase, in which the lifter flexes and then straightens the knees to drive the barbell above the head.
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Iranian weightlifter cleared 185kg in the Snatch and a record 228kg in the clean and Jerk by winning gold medal, followed by Sobirov Farkhodbek of Uzbakistan with 181kg in Snatch and 210kg weight in the Clean and Jerk while Liu Hao of China, who also received a hamstring injury during the third attempt of the Clean and Jerk, cleared a weight of 176kg in the Snatch and 211kg in the Clean and Jerk.
Pinkney, determined to secure a personal best at the competition, finished with a 41kg snatch and 65kg clean and jerk and a score of 121.
Tunisian athlete Nouha Landoulsi won the silver medal in the clean and jerk event by raising 105 kg at the junior world championships held last June in Tokyo.
The Czech weightlifter, JiEOE[degrees] OrsEig, won the gold medal in the clean and jerk (+105 KG).
Another ZamboangueAaAaAeA~o, Nestor Colonia, also harvested a bronze med in the clean and jerk in the men's 56kg division.
Deng then strode out and hoisted a world record 144kg clean and jerk, to equal Lin's total and go into gold medal position by virtue of lower bodyweight.
I had to do clean and jerk and PB for that year even though I had done the damage to my arm.
The 14-year-old, from Denholme, set new European Under 15 records in both the snatch and clean and JERK as she secured three gold medals in the over 63Kg category at the championships in Klaipeda.
In the clean and jerk, Khadija showed a lot of maturity as she came up with three clean lifts of 53kg, 58kg and 62kg to end the competition with a total of 113kg, three kilograms better than the old UAE national record in that weight category.
Oliver lifted a monster final clean and jerk of 170kg - five kilos heavier than his previous best - to set a new PB total of 310kg.
Competing in the 69- kg category, Ravi totalled 303 kg in snatch, clean and jerk.