Lasha Talakhadze Performs Heaviest Snatch Ever with 222 Kg (489 Lbs) Lift

Georgian Olympic gold medalist Lasha Talakhadze is an absolute beast.

The powerhouse weightlifter showcased some impressive strength. At a recent Georgian weightlifting meet, Lasha Talakhadze destroyed an unofficial world record snatch. The Olympic gold medalist pulled a massive 222 kg (489 lbs) snatch on his fourth attempt after hitting 205, 212, and 218 kg prior.

Lasha Talakhadze followed the impressive feat with a massive clean and jerk 255 kg.

What do you think of Lasha Talakhadze and his impressive strength?

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Managing Editor at Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.

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Jonathan Salmon
Managing editor of Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. He has been writing about bodybuilding, combat sports, and strength sports for over 8 years. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.