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 performance to date. According to Olivares’ Instagram, he set three Junior American records in the bench press, deadlift, and total, and an unofficial world record with his total. Here are Olivares’ record-setting stats from his meet:
- Squat — 410 kilograms (903.8 pounds)
- Bench Press — 245.5 kilograms (541.2 pounds)*
- Deadlift — 400 kilograms (881.8 pounds)*
- Total — 1,055.5 kilograms (2,326.9 pounds)
*New Junior American record
Junior American record and unofficial world record.