NEW WORLD RECORD: 231kg / 509lbs Clean and Jerk by Tian Tao

Tian Tao recently clean and jerked 231kg / 509lbs to set a new world record. He completed the lift at the Tokyo Test Event after missing the previous lift at 220 kg. 

Competing in the 85 kg weight division he won a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games and a silver medal at the 2016 Olympics, while in 2018 he competed in the 96 kg class and won 3 silver medals at the World Championship. 

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Tian Tao’s Track Record

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2016 Brazil Rio de JaneiroBrazil 85 kg 173 178 178 2 210 210 217 2 395 2nd, silver medalist(s)
World Championships
2013 Poland WrocławPoland 85 kg 160 165 165 9
2014 Kazakhstan AlmatyKazakhstan 85 kg 165 170 175 6 205 211 219 5 375 6
2015 United States HoustonUnited States 85 kg 173 178 178 1st, gold medalist(s) 211 211 211
2018 Turkmenistan AshgabatTurkmenistan 96 kg 175 181 181 2nd, silver medalist(s) 215 226 WR 236 2nd, silver medalist(s) 407 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Asian Games
2014 South Korea IncheonSouth Korea 85 kg 163 168 168 5 205 211 218 1 381 1st, gold medalist(s)
Asian Championships
2019 China NingboChina 96 kg 175 181 183 1st, gold medalist(s) 220 231 231 1st, gold medalist(s) 401 1st, gold medalist(s)

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