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Karlos Nasar Squatting 280 kg With Ease in New Video 

He’s not even 20 years old, and he’s already an incredible weightlifter, having won many titles and gathered tons of accolades in the last few years.

As of right now, Nasar has the following records under his name in the men’s 89 kg division: 

  • Clean & Jerk – 223 kg 
  • Snatch (Junior) – 176 kg
  • Clean & Jerk (Junior) – 223 kg
  • Total (Junior)  – 395 kg

Just a few weeks ago, he set a new Junior World Record for the Snatch at the European Championships, all while winning the gold medal in the competition. 

Of course, for the Bulgarian lifter, the Olympic Games in Paris are the biggest goal for the year, and he has shared a ton of clips from his preparations. 


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Along with improving his nutrition, Nasar is also working on increasing his strength even further, and in a new video uploaded to his Instagram, Karlos can be seen working with 280 kg on the back squat – an impressive feat, to say the least. 

For Karlos, Paris will be the biggest test in his career so far, but it looks like he has a real chance to win the gold medal in the 89 kg and thus become one of the legendary weightlifters that have won every major title in their careers. 

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Tanya Shaiko

Author: Tanya Shaiko
News Editor, Olympic Lifting Enthusiast

Oly Lifting Experience: 6 years
Best ResultsSnatch – 61 kg,
C&J – 78 kg

I’m Tanya, and I just can’t do without fitness. About six years ago, I got into Olympic weightlifting and instantly fell in love with it. Weightlifting is like no other sport – it’s just you versus the bar. Driven by my unwavering passion for an active lifestyle, I’ve been eager to share my personal journey and sports enthusiasm with others. As a journalist and photographer, my interests come full circle, adding an extra dimension to the news column that I curate. This way, I keep my readers updated with the latest happenings in the sports world.

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