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Video: Russian strongman Mikhail Koklyaev demonstrates power!

August 8th Russian weightlifter/strongman had a strength training seminar in Glasgow, Scotland. The video of some of his lifts that day has been uploaded to YouTube. 400kg Deadlift, 240kg Clean and Jerk, 150kg Muscle Snatch, 260kgx3 Front Squat. Just wow!

City of Glasgow Weightlifting Club presents a strength training seminar by super heavyweight champion and IFSA strongman Mikhail Koklyaev.

  • Russian Super Heavy Weightlifting Champion
  • Snatch 210kg, C+J 250kg
  • World Strongest Man 3rd Place 2005
  • IFSA strongman ranked 2nd place
  • BW 140kg, height 6ft 4 inches

Demonstration – witness amazing feats of strength in Olympic, power and strength exercises.
Interactive workshop – have the opportunity to find out more about the training involved to become one of the strongest ever human beings.”


August 10, 2006 - Posted by | Inspirational, Olympic Weightlifting, Strongman, Video, Weightlifting


  1. Tremendous! I’m goint to write Mikhail up in my books and newsletters and plug him on my website. That was tremendous! I’ve heard he has thrown a great 56 lb weight over the bar. At last a contender for Savickas!

    Comment by Dale Harder | September 9, 2006 | Reply

  2. wow! First time I’ve seen this video. Great lifter. The 150kg muscle snatch was crazy, that’s mad strength right there.

    Comment by Ibanez | November 27, 2006 | Reply

  3. VERY impressive.

    Comment by Koing Chea | April 18, 2007 | Reply

  4. Can you tell me where I can get a copy of world weightlifting records? Please help.


    Comment by Oswald Rendon-Herrero | May 4, 2007 | Reply

  5. Ozzie, how about at the International Weightlifting Federations web site?

    Comment by gymrat | May 4, 2007 | Reply

  6. Hola faretaste

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