The world’s strongest man in 2008, Al Reed, snatched almost twice as much as the world’s strongest woman, Inga Denunzio, 88% more to be precise.  In clean and jerk, he lifted 1.94 times as much as Inga.

When matched by weight, Jim Schubert, who weighs 77 kilograms, snatched  almost fifty percent more than Inga who weighs 75 kilograms (120 kg. vs. 83 kg).

Inga beat the lightest weight man, Clayton Makiya at 56 kg, by only 7% in the snatch and 9% in the clean and jerk.