On June 9, 2022, throughout the Worldwide Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Basic Powerlifting Championships, 76-kilogram powerlifter Jessica Buettner set two World Data on the squat and bench press. Although she tied Agata Sitko for a World Report complete of 585 kilograms, Sitko achieved the mark first so she will get the file.
As well as, Buettner’s new file deadlift of 261.5 kilograms (576.5 kilos) is the heaviest all-time deadlift by any feminine IPF competitor. The record-breaking deadlift — the place she donned only a lifting belt — helped “The Canadian Forklift” safe her second consecutive IPF World title.
Right here’s a whole rundown of Buettner’s prime stats from her title protection:
Jessica Buettner (76KG) | 2022 IPF World Basic Powerlifting Championships Finest Stats
- Squat — 218.5 kilograms (481.7 kilos) | IPF World Report
- Bench Press — 105 kilograms (231.5 kilos)
- Deadlift — 261.5 kilograms (576.5 kilos) | IPF World Report
- Whole — 585 kilograms (1,289.7 kilos)
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For an excessive amount of 2022, Buettner made it obvious she wished to make this 12 months among the finest aggressive seasons of her profession. The athlete shared persistently spectacular progress on her deadlift, exceeding the World Report on multiple event in energy coaching.
She first backed her laborious work up with a dominant, first-place end result on the 2022 Canadian Powerlifting Union (CPU) Nationals in Might. Now she has one other World championship as an extra reward for her efforts.
A Lifeless Warmth
For a second, Buettner didn’t have a assured championship protection. With fellow 76-kilogram athlete Agata Sitko pushing Buettner to the ultimate spherical of the deadlift, the Canadian competitor wanted to muster up a staggering pull for victory. To win and beat Sitko, Buettner efficiently pulled the brand new World Report of 261.5 kilograms (576.5 kilos) — 11.5 kilograms (25.3 kilos) greater than Marte Elverum’s earlier prime determine.
Notably, even within the warmth of a world contest, Sitko sat down after her final deadlift to cheer Buettner on, calling the extra skilled Canadian athlete her “idol.”
In a brief Instagram response publish re-sharing her new deadlift file, Buettner saved it brief and candy.
“Reposting the most important deadlift of my whole life from yesterday, I’m nonetheless so hyped about.”
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A Legend Grows
With the victory within the 2022 IPF Worlds, Buettner has gained seven straight competitions relationship again to 2019 and now has two World Championships to her identify (2021-2022). She can also be the two-time reigning Canadian Nationwide Champion (2021-2022). Plus, along with her two new World Data, she’s the present proprietor of all 4 uncooked Canadian Nationwide Data on the squat, bench press, deadlift, and complete.
At 27-years-old, Buettner is already one of many extra achieved feminine powerlifters in historical past. On the time of this writing, she doesn’t have one other confirmed prestigious competitors on the horizon. At any time when she does compete subsequent, if her previous stellar efficiency says something, it appears seemingly she’ll solely add to her rising legend.
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