Top 10 clean and jerk accidents

If done wrong, the clean and jerk can be quite dangerous, and the following 10 lifters demonstrate this in pretty spectacular style. The lesson from this article is to remember to always stay safe when training, especially with the Olympic lifts.

10) Guy passes out on a 117kg clean and jerk

9) 145kg attempt leaves more than just his ego shattered

8) Lady smashes bar off her head

7) Guy bites off more than he can chew

6) THE Steiner accident

5) A few less teeth and a bitten tongue later…

4) Bad jerk

3) Close call for Kendrick Farris (2:28)

2) Umm, yeah I’ll let this one speak for itself

1) Ukrainian lifter loses his shoulders

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