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Powerlifter Yangsu Ren Deadlifts 4.6 Times His Bodyweight With 410.5-Kilogram (905-Pound) Pull

What an impressive year of training it has been for Yangsu “Deadlift Panda” Ren. The 32-year-old powerlifter began 2020 with a massive 379-kilogram (835-pound) sumo deadlift with straps using a hook grip. His goal then was to improve his technique to pull a 388-kilogram (855-pound) deadlift — he even took off all of 2019 from …

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Andrey Sapozhonkov Bench Presses 277kg (611 pounds) at 90kg Bodyweight Raw

On December 17 th, Russian powerlifter Andrey Sapozhonkov competed in the Raw department of the 2020 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) World Championships in Moscow, Russia. He only participated in the bench press portion of the competition, but he carried out a task that garnered a great deal of attention out of the powerlifting community. …

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Powerlifter Dmitry Nasonov Deadlifts 405 Kilograms for New ATWR at -83 Kilograms

In December 2020, at the World Raw Powerlifting World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Dmitry Nasonov set a brand-new all-time world record deadlift at -83- kilograms with a 405- kilogram (892- pound) deadlift He also totaled 910 kgs (2,006 pounds) for a brand-new ATWR total. Weighing in at 82.5 kgs (181 pounds), that indicates the Russian …

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USAPL Announces Adaptive, MX, Para Bench, and Raw with Wraps Categories

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the USA Powerlifting will include four new divisions to its organization — the Adaptive Athlete Division, the MX Division, Para Bench Division, and Raw With Wraps Division. The announcement was made on the USAPL’s website on Dec. 21, 2020. Here’s a breakdown of each division in more detail:       …

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Powerlifter Zac Meyers Sets Unofficial All-Time Raw World Record Total of 1,053 kilograms (2,321.4 pounds)

Many powerlifting meets in 2020 were either postponed or canceled, but with all the records being broken as of late — it sure doesn’t feel that way. The most recent record-breaker — though unofficial since the meet wasn’t set at an international meet — is powerlifter Zac Meyers. The 125-kilogram lifter posted a new unofficial …

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At 90 Years Old, Powerlifter Joe Stockinger Deadlifts 183.7-Kilogram (405-Pound) Double

Joe Stockinger may just be the strongest man in his 90s. At 90 years old, Stockinger, who is a competitive powerlifter, was filmed deadlifting 405 pounds (183.7 kilograms) raw — for a double. It is incredible. To make it even more impressive, Stockinger weighed 147 pounds, meaning the pull was almost three-times his bodyweight.  Before …

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Powerlifter Jesus Olivares Sets Unofficial Junior World Record Total of 1,055.5 Kilograms (2,326.9 Pounds)

In just his third United States Powerlifting (USAPL) meet, 22-year old Jesus Olivares set three Junior American powerlifting records and an unofficial world record. On Dec. 13, 2020, Olivares competed in the USAPL Texas Open in San Antonio, TX in the 264-pound plus weight class (120 kilograms), raw, and managed to put on his best …

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Irish Para Powerlifter Britney Arendse Breaks Records and Aims for Tokyo Paralympic Games

In 2018 Irish Para powerlifter Britney Arendse set a junior world record with a lift of 985 kg at the -73 kg weight class after only being associated with powerlifting for two years. You check out that correctly. Arendse was at the top of her video game after only two years of training. It’s not …

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Powerlifter Rabih Sakka Squats 500 Kilograms (1,102 Pounds) at 45 Years Old

People handle their 40s differently. Some guys may buy sports cars or a stereo system to feel hip and young. Or, if you’re Rabih Sakka, who is 45 years old, you put 500 kilograms (1,102 pounds) on your back and take it for a ride. On Dec. 12, 2020, Sakka posted a video on his …

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Powerlifter Kristy Hawkins Sets Multiple Raw World Records En Route To Victory

On Dec. 5, 2020, powerlifter Kristy Hawkins opened the world record book and composed a new chapter. Contending in the United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Just The Strong Powerlifting Championships in Kansas City, MO, the 40- year-old Hawkins not just won the occasion in the 75- kg weight class but set 3 new raw powerlifting …

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