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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 96 68 ↑28 ↑41%
Total lifts entered 132,835 102,875 ↑29,960 ↑29%

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 167.2 lb 206.1 lb ↓38.9 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 290.4 lb 328.1 lb ↓37.7 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 174.8 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 48,964 41,578 ↑7,386 ↑18%

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 94.6 lb 123 lb ↓28.4 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 162.5 lb 194.2 lb ↓31.7 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 141.4 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 20,250 12,749 ↑7,501 ↑59%

More comparisons

Compare snatch versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Clean vs Snatch Snatch Standards Clean Standards