The barbell exercise called power clean is similar to a regular clean (umsetzen), but caught higher. What is it called in German?

See also: a video of a power clean.

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According to this body-building forum it is called


According to another forum it is:


But probably you do nothing wrong when using the English term. It looks like it is a technical expression which does not need to be translated. It should be well understood (by body-builders) and avoid misunderstandings because of the ambiguity in the German translations.

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