WeightliftingWeightlifting demand a top technical, mental and physical level. Lifting over double the body weight from the floor and go over the head is not only about using all the muscles in the body. It also requires an absolute concentration and technique. It is divided into two modalities. The first is called Snatch, which consists in bringing the bar from the floor, in a highly coordinated movement, and place it over the head.
The second movement is the Clean and Jerk, which consists in two movements, the first, clean, which is lifting the bar from the floor up to the shoulders, and then the second movement is performed, the Jerk, which is pushing the bar from the shoulders until it is over the head in a valid manner. In #Santiago2023 this discipline will add points to the Olympic ranking.