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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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Lin, with one lift remaining, somehow hauled 145kg above her head to condemn Deng to silver and set more world records for both the clean and jerk and the combined (261kg) in the process.
As well as Tiler's three gold medals, GB teammate Mercy Brown won two bronze medals in the Under 17 69Kg+ category, for the clean and jerK and total - she lifted 83Kg in the snatch and 104Kg in the clean and jerK.
After receiving attention from medics, the Beijing champion stood up and waved to the crowd, seemingly fine, but he would take no further part in the competition, passing up his final snatch and then pulling out of the clean and jerk.
htm#article_header) Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan set a new world record in the women's 53kg weightlifting in the clean and jerk by lifting 131 kg.
He had a good snatch of 145 and then in clean and jerk, without too much effort, he did 184 kg for an aggregate of 329kg as the haul thundered with applause.
She said: "I think the snatch is 92kg and 120 for the clean and jerk.
The 20-year-old Om, who stands just a shade under 5 feet, also set an Olympic record when he cleared 168 kilograms (about 370 pounds) in the clean and jerk in the men's 56-kilogram (about 123 pounds) category.
Greenwich-bor n Smith put in a personal-best performance at last month's British Senior Championships, beating all three of her own British Under-23 records with a snatch of 94kg and clean and jerk of 117kg.
Jokarzadeh lifted 155 in the snatch and 185 in the clean and jerk.
and a bronze in the weightlifting men's 56kg clean and jerk at the Arab Games
Sezer won a bronze medal with 158 kg in clean and jerk, and got the gold medal with 298 kg in aggregate.
The 16-year-old moved up from fourth place after the snatch section of the women's 58kg competition to edge onto the podium with a clean and jerk lift of 103kg which gave her a total of 188kg.