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Clean and Jerk vs Snatch

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Overall comparison

The daily number of clean and jerk lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Snatch Difference Percent
Daily count 148 112 ↑36 ↑32%
Total lifts entered 129,522 133,510 ↓3,988 ↓3%

Male comparison

The average clean and jerk entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average snatch.

The bodyweight of men entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 203.6 lb 167.2 lb ↑36.4 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 343.8 lb 290.4 lb ↑53.4 lb ↑18%
Average bodyweight 176.9 lb 177.7 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 48,620 49,093 ↓473 ↓1%

Female comparison

The average clean and jerk entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average snatch.

The bodyweight of women entering clean and jerk lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 120.4 lb 94.6 lb ↑25.8 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 199.9 lb 162.4 lb ↑37.5 lb ↑23%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 143.6 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 19,571 20,313 ↓742 ↓4%

More comparisons

Compare clean and jerk versus one of the following exercises:

Power Clean Clean Snatch Push Press Clean and Press Overhead Squat Push Jerk Thruster Power Snatch

See also

Snatch vs Clean and Jerk Clean and Jerk Standards Snatch Standards