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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 145 120 ↑25 ↑21%
Total lifts entered 138,950 143,120 ↓4,170 ↓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 203.8 lb 167.2 lb ↑36.6 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 345.6 lb 290.8 lb ↑54.8 lb ↑19%
Average bodyweight 176.9 lb 177.6 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 52,118 52,576 ↓458 ↓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 less heavy than those entering snatch lifts.

Metric Clean and Jerk Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 120.4 lb 94.7 lb ↑25.7 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 200.3 lb 162.6 lb ↑37.6 lb ↑23%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 143.7 lb ↓0 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 20,907 21,675 ↓768 ↓4%

More comparisons

Compare clean and jerk versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Snatch vs Clean and Jerk Clean and Jerk Standards Snatch Standards