Welcome back to another episode of the strong and athletic podcast! Today my guest is the rising weightlifting superstar Vadim Kozevnikovs from Latvia. Vadim is a member of the Latvian Olympic weightlifting team and he recently won the bronze medal in the clean and jerk at the 2019 European weightlifting championship in the 96kg class. Vadim grew up doing gymnastics and started powerlifting around the age of 14 before transitioning to Olympic Weightlifting.
In today’s podcast, we talk about Vadim’s career in Olympic weightlifting. and his training camp in Ukraine in preparation for the recent European championship. Furthermore, we also discuss the current state of Olympic weightlifting in Latvia, the training system of the national Latvian team and his future goals and aspirations.
Thank you for tuning in and enjoy this episode!