Sri Chinmoy began weightlifting at age 53 on June 26th, 1985 with a one arm lift from the ground of 40 pounds. This lift is technically called the clean and press.
The following chart shows Sri Chinmoy's improvement over the next few months.
At this time, he progressed by five or ten-pound increments. Throughout Sri Chinmoy's weightlifting career, he has used imperial measurement for his weights. Kilogram equivalents are provided.
|40||18.1||26 June 1985|
|50||22.7||7 July 1985|
|60||27.2||16 July 1985|
|70||31.8||30 July 1985|
|80||36.3||13 August 1985||156|
|85||38.6||6 September 1985|