I’ve finally got round to doing the video of me lifts at the 2009 BWLA British Masters Weightlifting Championships. For the record, I was lifting in M1 (Males age 35-39) in the 85kg category: I weighed in at 80.3kg (177 lbs / 12 stone 9).
I’ve posted before about my attempts to lift the 175kg qualifying total, e.g. at the BWLA Northern Masters a couple of months ago. In brief, despite not having made the 175kg qualifying total (adding together the best Snatch and best Clean & Jerk) I was allowed to enter the competition. As a result, my aim was to lift 175kg on the day, basically to justify my presence at the tournament. This is how I did: