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Video: Weightlifter Sets Incredible Record At World Athletics Championships

Lasha Talakhadze completes a lift.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 16: Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia competes during the Men's +105kg Weightlifting contest on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

With the Olympics just a few months away, all eyes were on the World Championships in Thailand earlier this week.

Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze set a world record in the snatch, clean and jerk on Friday night. Oh and the previous world record was also held by, you guessed it, Talakhadze.

This week, the Georgian native snatched 220 kilograms then followed that up with a 264-kilogram clean and jerk.

That gave him a total of 484 kilos and the new world record.

For those who need to see it to believe, see below.

If you're wondering what that is in pounds, you aren't alone.

Talakhadze lifted a combined 1,067 lbs in the two lifts - a truly staggering amount of weight.

He won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympics and seems primed to repeat that gold medal in 2020.