World Records

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Powerlifter Jaclyn Cornwell Hits All-Time World Record Squat — 258.5 Kilograms at 67.5KG

The American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am witnessed history on April 11, 2021. Powerlifter Jaclyn Cornwell hit a new all-time world record squat of 258.5 kilograms (570 pounds) in wraps in the 67.5-kilogram weight class. She won the event with the following stats: Squat — 258.5 kilograms (570 pounds), all-time world record Bench Press — 113.4 …

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Powerlifter Vladimir Zhadenov Squats All-Time World Record 324 Kilograms at 75KG

The all-time world record squat in the 75-kilogram class held for five years. According to Open Powerlifting, Ukraine’s Arkadiy Shalokha hit a 323-kilogram (712.1-pound) squat at the 2015 Global Powerlifting Alliance (GPA) World Cup. That was the all-time world record until the 2021 GPA Eastern European Championship in Volzhsky, Russia, on April 4. Vladimir Zhadenov of …

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5 Kickass Moments From The Hybrid Showdown III Powerlifting Meet

Hybrid Showdown III in Miami, FL was like the Met Gala for powerlifting — but with heavy weights and lifting belts. The who’s who in the sport showed up to compete in this live event, and, man, did they deliver. The guest list included Daniel Bell, Julius Maddox, Brianny Terry, John Haack, and Jamal Browner. …

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Powerlifter Dan Bell Becomes the First Man to Total Over 1,179 Kilograms (2,600 Pounds) Raw With Wraps

Less than three months after Petr Petras took the all-time world record raw total with wraps from Dan Bell, Bell reclaimed the record in monumental fashion at the Hybrid Showdown 3 in Miami, FL on Feb. 21, 2021. Bell totaled 1,182.5 kilograms (2,607 pounds). He is the first lifter ever to achieve this total in …

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Julius Maddox Bench Presses 355 Kilograms Raw for New All-Time World Record

On February 21, 2021, the Hybrid Showdown meet in Miami, FL became the site that powerlifting history was made. Powerlifter Julius Maddox has extended the raw bench press all-time world record — again — by lifting 355 kilograms (782.6 pounds). You can check the lift below, courtesy of King Of The Lifts’ Instagram account:   …

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Powerlifter Malik Triolet Sets World Record Total of 705 Kilograms at Age 17

On Feb. 13, 2021, 17-year-old French powerlifter Malik Bernoussi Triolet set a world record total of 705 kilograms (1,554.3 pounds) in the 82.5-kilogram weight class of the teen 16-17 division at the Fédération Française de Force (FFForce) Test Match Eleiko. Also competing at the event were the 2019 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) European Classic Championships …

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Chris Weist Deadlifts Unofficial World Record: 428 Kilograms At 140 KG Bodyweight

On February 6th, Allentown, Pennsylvania hosted the 2021 MM Northeast Power Bowl powerlifting meet. It was at this event that a new standard has been set for the deadlift in the 308 pound/140kg bodyweight class. Twenty-five year old Chris Weist was one of the 13 competitors taking part in this meet, and he competed in …

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Julius Maddox Bench Presses 350 kg (771 Pounds) in Training, Heaviest Raw Bench to Date

Many powerlifting fans have been thinking about the prospect of Julius Maddox potentially breaking the elusive 800 pound mark on the raw bench press in 2021. Those same fans, and the Kentucky native himself, now have more reason to be excited. On February 2, 2021, Maddox posted a video on Instagram of himself bench pressing …

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Julius Maddox Bench Presses 350 kg (771 Pounds) in Training, Heaviest Raw Bench to Date

Many powerlifting fans have been thinking about the prospect of Julius Maddox potentially breaking the elusive 800 pound mark on the raw bench press in 2021. Those same fans, and the Kentucky native himself, now have more reason to be excited. On February 2, 2021, Maddox posted a video on Instagram of himself bench pressing …

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Jimmy Kolb Bench Presses 476 Kilograms (1,050 Pounds) in Single-Ply Equipment

On Jan. 30-31, 2021, Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, New Jersey, hosted Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate’s (RPS) North American and New Jersey Championships. Everyone that was in attendance got to witness a lift that may have historic implications. Jimmy Kolb competed in the single-ply equipped division and only took part in the bench press portion of the …

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