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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 85 144 ↓59 ↓41%
Total lifts entered 108,239 139,416 ↓31,177 ↓22%

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 206.2 lb 167.2 lb ↑39.1 lb ↑23%
Elite lift 329.3 lb 290.8 lb ↑38.5 lb ↑13%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 177.7 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 43,721 51,346 ↓7,625 ↓15%

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 94.7 lb ↑28.5 lb ↑30%
Elite lift 194.5 lb 162.7 lb ↑31.9 lb ↑20%
Average bodyweight 141.3 lb 143.6 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 13,420 21,145 ↓7,725 ↓37%

More comparisons

Compare clean versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Snatch vs Clean Clean Standards Snatch Standards