Stronger than the strongest
Belarusian Alexander Grinkevich-Sudnik sets new world record (under 74kg) at European Classic Powerlifting Championship
Belarusian Alexander Grinkevich-Sudnik sets new world record (under 74kg) at European Classic Powerlifting Championship, hosted by Czech Plzen
Participants of the continental tournament performed without special equipment to determine the strongest across the squat, the bench press and the deadlift. Alexander Grinkevich-Sudnik was first in his category, with a result of 710kg (a new world record): 242.5kg in the squat, 167.5kg in the bench press and 300kg in the deadlift.
Belarusian Alexandra Otchenashko was unrivalled in the lightest weight (under 47kg), winning gold for her total of 335kg. Snezhana Zubko reached similar success, coming first (under 72kg) with a result of 442.5kg.
In the junior competitions, Violetta Kudrevich took gold with 227.5kg, as did Victoria Makarevich, lifting a total of 357.5kg. Meanwhile, Igor Yuzapchuk claimed silver, lifting 555kg.
Artem Filipchenko also earned silver (540kg) while Pavel Pusetsky snatched bronze (350kg). Among the women, Tatiana Damashina and Alexandra Burykina both saw success, while Yekaterian Medvetskaya finished third.
By Kirill Karin