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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 168 113 ↑55 ↑49%
Total lifts entered 139,272 108,154 ↑31,118 ↑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 328.3 lb ↓37.9 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 174.8 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 49,093 41,728 ↑7,365 ↑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 162.4 lb 194.3 lb ↓31.8 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 143.6 lb 141.4 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 20,313 12,791 ↑7,522 ↑59%

More comparisons

Compare snatch versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Clean vs Snatch Snatch Standards Clean Standards