The 2022 Worldwide Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Traditional Powerlifting Championships have seen one world record fall after another. The rivals within the Males’s 93-kilogram weight class on June 6-12, 2022, in Solar Metropolis, South Africa, have been no exception.
Every of the three respective finishers on the rostrum — Probability Mitchell, Emil Krastev, and Jonathan Cayco — surpassed the IPF uncooked World File whole coming into the competitors. Cayco held the earlier prime mark for the 93-kilogram weight class with an 873-kilogram (1,924.6-pound) whole from the 2021 IPF World Traditional Powerlifting Championships.
At 27-years-old, Mitchell captured his first-ever IPF World title thanks primarily to a uncooked World File deadlift of 373.5 kilograms (823.4 kilos) and a World File whole of 878.5 kilograms (1,936.8 kilos).
Mitchell expressed gratitude for his efficiency in a put up on his Instagram:
“L after L after L after L and now 2022 IPF World Champion. From barely making the USA crew to successful probably the most aggressive class at Worlds,” Mitchell wrote. “My dream grew to become a actuality immediately. I’m so grateful however I don’t suppose I’ve processed it but. Thanks to everybody who supported me, it’s been a protracted, brutal highway to get so far.”
Listed below are the most effective stats for every of the rostrum finishers within the 93-kilogram weight class:
Males’s 93KG | 2022 IPF World Traditional Powerlifting Championships Podium Outcomes
1. Probability Mitchell (United States)
- Squat — 315 kilograms (694.5 kilos)
- Bench Press — 190 kilograms (418.9 kilos)
- Deadlift — 373.5 kilograms (823.4 kilos) | IPF World File
- Whole — 878.5 kilograms (1,936.8 kilos) | IPF World File
2. Emil Krastev (Bulgaria)
- Squat — 307.5 kilograms (677.9 kilos)
- Bench Press — 227.5 kilograms (501.6 kilos)
- Deadlift — 342.5 kilograms (755.1 kilos)
- Whole — 877.5 kilograms (1,934.6 kilos)
3. Jonathan Cayco (United States)
- Squat — 300 kilograms (661.4 kilos)
- Bench Press — 238.5 kilograms (525.8 kilos) | IPF World File
- Deadlift — 335 kilograms (738.6 kilos)
- Whole — 873.5 kilograms (1,925.7 kilos)
Mitchell’s new deadlift World File for the 93-kilogram weight class surpasses an nearly 10-year-old mark held by Krzysztof Wierzbicki. The Polish athlete beforehand notched a 372.5-kilogram (821.2-pound) deadlift on the 2014 IPF World Traditional Powerlifting Championships.
The 2022 IPF Worlds have been Mitchell’s debut on the competitors. A few of the extra noteworthy outcomes of his profession earlier than his first IPF victory embrace a fourth-place end within the 2021 USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Uncooked Nationals and a second-place end within the 2022 AMP Classic Open Nationals.
A New Bench King
Whereas Cayco undoubtedly wished to defend his 2021 IPF World title, he didn’t depart South Africa empty-handed. The powerlifter scored a brand new World File with a 238.5-kilogram (525.8-pound) bench press. It extends his personal previous prime worldwide mark from the 2021 IPF World Traditional Powerlifting Championships by half a kilogram. Cayco’s all-time competitors greatest is a 242.5-kilogram (534.6-pound) bench press from the 2021 USAPL Iron Workplace Winter Traditional.
The 2022 IPF World Traditional Powerlifting Championships ended on June 12, 2022. On the time of this writing, information have been damaged within the Girls’s 47-kilogram, 52-kilogram, 57-kilogram, and 76-kilogram weight lessons, and within the Males’s 66-kilogram, 83-kilogram, and 93-kilogram weight lessons.
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