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snatch

Weightlifting a lift in which the weight is raised in one quick motion from the floor to an overhead position
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Each lifter gets three chances at the snatch and then three chances at the clean & jerk.
So he was able to offer advice to Harry Potter star Rupert, 29, for his role as posh hustler Charlie Cavendish in Snatch - a drama loosely based on the movie of the same name, which starred Jason Statham.
The prized find from Tagbilaran City, Bohol topped the women's 53kg division after carrying 71 kilograms in the snatch and 87kg in the clean and jerk for a total output of 158.
THE Defence Secretary has apologised to the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq while travelling in lightly armoured Snatch Land Rovers.
Ehab previously picked up gold for both the snatch and the clean and jerk, with a total weight 348kg; 158 in the snatch and 190 in the clean and jerk.
The gold medals were won by Nouha Landoulsi (53 kg) after lifting 88 kg in snatch and 106 kg in clean and jerk and 194 in total and Amine Bouhajba (56 kg) with 110 kg in snatch, 134 kg in clean and jerk and 244 in total.
During the first half of the 20th Century, it was illegal for the barbell to contact any part of the body other than the lifter's hands during the pull phase of the snatch and clean.
Russia and Kazakhstan topped the winners' list in the snatch (94 KG) and total (94 KG).
Armed men openly snatch motorcycles in the country.
These criminals snatch mobile sets, handbags, watches or whatever they find from the victims.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The reigning world champion, Iran's Behdad Salimi, proved to have remained the world's most powerful man after setting a new world record in his snatch move and wining the gold medal in the superheavyweight category of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships in France.
It only takes a second for thieves to snatch items such as a purse and, often, the owner doesn't know it has been taken.