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Old 04-03-2012, 03:00 PM   #11
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So close on that last snatch attempt. Nice recovery on the second clean and jerk.

Thanks for sharing this. She reminds me of my older daughter.
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Old 04-04-2012, 12:23 AM   #12
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Nice lifting there. In the warm-ups, is there a reason for the barbell being so low to the ground or does she just employ more of a deficit lift technique for warming up?
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Νο there isn't a reason and had nothing to do with deficit lift techinique for warmup.
It was just warmup, we couldn't find blocks and there aren't any "small" weights for warmup (for Rita) with the normal diameter.

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So close on that last snatch attempt. Nice recovery on the second clean and jerk.

Thanks for sharing this. She reminds me of my older daughter.
30 kg on the snatch is her record, and in clean & jerk she has 37.5 kg as a PR.
Her best part of all is her clean, she is very strong there, she almost always does them "standing" as a power clean, she can do 42.5 kg.
Her weakest part is the Jerk, we will work more there, she has also a slight injury at her left shoulder and when the jerk is not good she feels it, but in the games she forgot it and said before "today it won't hurt" and had an attitude that it wont let her impede her lifts.
She also can semi-squat with 100kg and do semi-front squats with 80kg.

Does your daughter do any sports?

P.S.On the 3rd clean & jerk lift, on the jerk, the right elbow was a bit "late" if you know what I mean, and looked like she pressed for a moment when she straighten it, so the lift rated unsuccesful, but it didn't matter, she was already a winner with the first attempt.
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:43 AM   #13
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Thanks Big Swede !
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:09 AM   #15
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Does your daughter do any sports?
Not yet, but she is starting to take an interest in athletics and lifting.

Does your daughter lift with a school, club or at home with you? We don't really have a place around here for children to be exposed to Olympic lifting, so excuse my ignorance.
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That is so great. You must be really proud of her.
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Not yet, but she is starting to take an interest in athletics and lifting.

Does your daughter lift with a school, club or at home with you? We don't really have a place around here for children to be exposed to Olympic lifting, so excuse my ignorance.
She's a member in an Olympic Lifting Club ("Bybon" the name).
Our Club, the coach etc got golden medals too at the last games, cause we won also as a club.
It happens our club, and our town, to be one of the best in northern Greece, and give many talents to Greece, in some other sports too.

She started with me, as my older daughter too, with general weight training, for strength, explosivness etc, and with olympic drills too (the power versions).
Then I saw that she got it, and for another reason because we don't live together (she is with her mom in the town, I live now at my home village 13km distance away), so she couldn't continue to train with me etc, I took her to the Olympic Lifting Club, and I drive there everytime she has training so I can see her too.
So she was a bit ready before, and very fast got into the game, competed etc.

My older daughter Katerina (19) is in college, she does train here and there, but have no time to go in a club or train more seriously.
She is very strong and also good enough for OL (but college comes first), she is the one in the video I showed you about 2 years ago, with the 242 lbs Back Squat to parallel (done at age 16), if you remember.
I think the video is posted in the forum, can't remember, I got to search it or put it here (with some other vids too) if it isn't in the forum.
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That is so great. You must be really proud of her.
Thank you very much !
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Now I am prouder !

Winners again !!

...and this time at her first competition in Weightlifting Nationals (Juniors, girls, boys), Greece 11-13 May

My daughter competed for 2 categories (her lifts counted for both):

1-Junior Girls, class 48kg
1st place Snatch
1ts place Clean & Jerk
1st place Total

3 golden medals and a cup

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2-Girls, class 48kg
3rd place Snatch
3rd place Clean & Jerk
3rd place Total

3 bronze medals
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Wonderful news! Tell her that we all are proud of her.
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