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Clean vs Snatch

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Overall comparison

The daily number of clean lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of snatch lifts.

Metric Clean Snatch Difference Percent
Daily count 50 61 ↓11 ↓18%
Total lifts entered 157,422 198,052 ↓40,630 ↓21%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Clean Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 203.3 lb 163.5 lb ↑39.8 lb ↑24%
Elite lift 324.5 lb 285.7 lb ↑38.9 lb ↑14%
Average bodyweight 174.4 lb 177.4 lb ↓3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 46,105 55,425 ↓9,320 ↓17%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Clean Snatch Difference Percent
Average lift 123.2 lb 93.3 lb ↑30 lb ↑32%
Elite lift 193.2 lb 159.6 lb ↑33.6 lb ↑21%
Average bodyweight 141.3 lb 143.9 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 14,937 23,236 ↓8,299 ↓36%

More comparisons

Compare clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Snatch vs Clean Clean Standards Snatch Standards