Snatch vs Clean

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Snatch Clean Difference Percent
Daily count 114 113 ↑1 ↑1%
Total lifts entered 118,349 90,046 ↑28,303 ↑31%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Snatch Clean Difference Percent
Average lift 167.1 lb 205.8 lb ↓38.7 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 289.4 lb 327.3 lb ↓38 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 174.8 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 44,091 36,762 ↑7,329 ↑20%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Snatch Clean Difference Percent
Average lift 94.5 lb 122.7 lb ↓28.3 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 162.1 lb 193.3 lb ↓31.2 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 141.3 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 18,345 11,251 ↑7,094 ↑63%

More comparisons

Compare snatch versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Clean vs Snatch Snatch Standards Clean Standards