World Records

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Powerlifter Gerald Dionio (67.5KG) Lifts All-Time World Record Total of 739.4 Kilograms

The all-time world record raw with wraps total in the 67.5-kilogram weight class once again belongs to Gerald Dionio. On May 15, 2021, at the 2021 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) Apeman Strong Lift Angry contest, Dionio claimed gold and reclaimed the all-time world record total he previously set at 722.5 kilograms (1592.8 pounds) from …

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Powerlifter Blake Lehew (82.5KG) Sets New World Record Total at 910 Kilograms, Raw W/ Wraps

The 2021 Kern US Open — held from April 25-25, 2021, in San Diego, CA — was a monumental meet that saw numerous world records. As the event approached the finish line, Blake Lehew, who competed in the 82.5 kilogram raw with wraps division, rounded out the Kern US Open with a new all-time world …

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Powerlifter Sara Schiff (90+KG) Rips a 287-Kilogram Raw Deadlift For New World Record

The 2021 Kern US Open in San Diego, CA, was an absolute world record fest. Dan Bell hit a 505-kilogram squat in the super heavyweight division. Chad Penson claimed two records in the 90-kilogram division, and Hunter Henderson did the same in the women’s 75-kilogram class. Well, on April 25, 2021, in the women’s 90-plus-kilogram …

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Powerlifter Chad Penson (90KG) Totals 11 Times His Bodyweight, Seizes Two World Records

Leading up to the 2021 Kern US Open, all eyes were on John Haack, and for good reason. Haack was considered the favorite in the 90-kilogram Raw With Wraps division. However, the fans watching in San Diego, CA as well as on the live stream saw another 9o-kilogram competitor dominate the day. Chad Penson had …

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Powerlifter Dan Bell Takes All-Time Raw W/ Wraps Squat Record with 505-KG Lift

For fans of powerlifting, Dan Bell has become what Patrick Mahomes is to professional football. Whenever the super heavyweight powerlifter (140+ kilograms) competes, it’s a must-see event because anything can happen. The Florida native has reached the rarified air that any third attempt he takes can go down in powerlifting history. Fans in attendance at …

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Powerlifter Chad Penson is the First Man to Squat 400 Kilograms at 90KG, Raw W/ Wraps

The 2021 Kern US Open, sanctioned by the World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF), was expected to be a proving ground for world records — and the first one is now in the books. Many people associate 90-kilogram dominance with powerlifter John Haack. After all, the man does own two world records. However, on April 24, …

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Powerlifter Leah Reichman Squats Equipped All-Time World Record of 399.1 Kilograms

The American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am on April 11, 2021, could be viewed as a legendary event in the sport with how many world records were scored. Super heavyweight Jessica Springer deadlifted an all-time world record of 285.8 kilograms (630 pounds) raw. Jaclyn Cornwell hit an all-time world record squat of 258.5 kilograms …

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Powerlifter Jessica Springer (90+KG) Deadlifts All-Time World Record 285.8 Kilograms

The record books were not prepared for the mayhem of strength that was the American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am on April 11, 2021. Jessica Springer, competing in the 90-plus kilogram weight class, furthered her unblemished professional record with an all-time world record deadlift of 285.8 Kilograms (630 Pounds) raw. According to Open Powerlifting, this …

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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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