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The 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships have seen one world record fall after another. The competitors in the Men’s 93-kilogram weight class on June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa, were no exception.  Each of the three respective finishers on the podium — Chance Mitchell, Emil Krastev, and Jonathan Cayco
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The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games took place in Orlando, Florida, on June 5-10, 2022. The annual five-day contest enables neurodiverse athletes and athletes with physical disabilities to feature in a high-level, competitive setting. One such male competitor recently showed out with an impressive strength figure.  On June 8, 2022, 93-kilogram athlete Kevin Cantrell completed
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The 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships have seen record after record fall thus far. One up-and-coming male competitor can now add to that extended list of achievements in Sun City, South Africa.  On June 9, 2022, during the latest edition of the IPF Worlds, powerlifter Asein Enahoro deadlifted a new raw
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On June 9, 2022, during the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships, 76-kil0gram powerlifter Jessica Buettner set three World Records on the squat, bench press, and total. In addition, Buettner’s new record deadlift of 261.5 kilograms (576.5 pounds) is the heaviest all-time deadlift by any female IPF competitor. The record-breaking deadlift — where
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Powerlifter Sherine Marcelle is on a mission. With recent strength feats like a 233.6-kilogram (515-pound) beltless deadlift personal record (PR) from early June 2022, and a 274.4-kilogram (605-pound) squat from late May 2022, she’s leaving no stone unturned. Marcelle’s latest achievement might be her best yet.  On June 6, 2022, Marcelle squatted 297 kilograms (655
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On June 6, during the 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships, Heather Connor broke the raw deadlift IPF World Record for the 47-kilogram weight class with a pull of 185 kilograms (407.9 pounds). That weight is four times her official competition body weight of 46.6 kilograms (102.7 pounds). It’s been a little
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On June 6, 2022, powerlifter Tiffany Chapon competed raw in the 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Sun City, South Africa. After breaking three separate IPF World records on the squat, bench press, and total, she captured her second consecutive IPF World Championship (2021-2022) in the 47-kilogram weight class.  Here’s a
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Have power like 2018 World’s Strongest Woman (WSW) Champion Rhianon Lovelace (U64KG), and you can pull off incredible feats of strength almost on a whim.  On May 21-22, 2022, Lovelace competed in the 2022 British Powerlifting Union (BPU) Single Lift British Championships. Per the strongwoman, she had entered the meet at the “last minute.” That
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Powerlifter Joe Sullivan has several notable marks and victories throughout his career. It’s his latest mission that could be the most ambitious yet.  On May 19, 2022, Sullivan shared footage of himself squatting 230 kilograms (507 pounds) for 19 reps. Per the caption of Sullivan’s Instagram post, the set is part of his preparation to
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At just 22-years-old, powerlifter Jordanne Panton has built up quite the ledger of accomplishments. It’s her capability with her deadlift that perhaps draws the most acclaim.  On May 18, 2022, Panton (67.5KG) shared footage of herself deadlifting 235 kilograms (518 pounds) during a training session. Even if it’s unofficial because it occurred outside of a sanctioned
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France is famous for delicious wine, exquisite fine art and museums, and, of course — prolific powerlifters. On May 14-16 at the 2022 Fédération Française de Force (FFForce) Nationals, Samantha Eugenie (63KG) showed she could join the esteemed company of her fellow countrywomen Prescillia Bavoil and Tiffany Chapon. During the meet, Eugenie captured four separate
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After an approximate one-year absence, Nicolaas du Preez returned to competitive powerlifting, and it’s like he never left. On May 14, 2022, the powerlifter set a new competition PR total of 1037.5 kilograms (2287.3 pounds) during the 2022 Rhino Powerlifting Club (RPC) Elite Raw in Praetoria, South Africa. du Preez’s final top total consisted of
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When it comes to lifting incredible amounts of weight, Shahram Saki should get comfortable in the spotlight. The Iranian powerlifter’s latest mark might be his most outstanding strength achievement yet. On May 12, 2022, Saki shared footage of himself squatting 510 kilograms (1,124.36 pounds) during a training session. While unofficial because it occurred outside of
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