clean-and-jerk

clean-and-jerk

n
(Weightlifting) a lift in weightlifting in which the weight is held momentarily at shoulder height before being thrust overhead
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She lifted 62 kg at snatch and 78 kg at clean-and-jerk.
And he also won the snatch and clean-and-jerk as Sandor had to settle for three silvers.
He also won the snatch and the clean-and-jerk with Sandor having to settle for three silvers.
The 24-yearold finished with two second place positions in the snatch and overall while finishing fifth in the clean-and-jerk but Australia's Alex Karapetyn was in magnificent form as he claimed the three golds on offer.
5 pounds in the snatch, and 341 pounds in the clean-and-jerk event.
The clean-and-jerk weight that wrapped up the gold was almost 125 pounds heavier than what Henry attempted and couldn't complete.
For the clean-and-jerk, the lifter raises the barbell from the floor to shoulder level and pauses.
In the junior category, Tunisian Zied Gannouni (56 kg) won three silver medals at snatch, clean-and-jerk and at total.
He also finished second in the clean-and-jerk with an effort of 160kg to leave him in silver medal position overall on a total of 305.
Morgan produced a lift of 145kg to win the silver medal in the snatch and also finished second in the clean-and-jerk with an effort of 160kg to leave him in silver medal position overall.
5kgs while finishing second in the clean-and-jerk and overall to Canada's Maryse Turcotte.
In the clean-and-jerk, Barnett set another American record, lifting 485 pounds.