SNATCH: 210.0 kg in the class over 110 kg
CLEAN AND JERK: 266.0 kg (official world record, though this record has been expunged due to restructuring of weight classes, however this is the largest amount ever lifted in competition)
TOTAL: 442.5 kg (200.0 + 242.5) 1984 in Varna in the class to 110 kg
TOTAL: 476.0 kg (210.0 + 266.0) in Canberra, Australia on November 26, 1988, in the class over 110 kg
BACK SQUAT: 380 kg (837 lbs) with a two-second pause at the bottom
SQUAT FOR REPS: 300 kg (660 lbs) x 5 for explosive reps with a count of two at the bottom
FRONT SQUAT: 300 kg (660 lbs) x 3
TRAINING FOR EXCELLENCE:
6 days per week: 3 times a day for 3 days for a total of 6 hours per day; 2 times a day for the 3 other days for a total of 4 hours each day.
Usually do Snatch every day, sometimes twice a day.
Back Squat every day, sometimes more than once a day.
Front Squat about twice a week.
Lifting in Canberra, Australia on November 26, 1988, he set a world record of 266.0 kg (585.2 lbs) in the clean and jerk
He was 32 years old at the time.
BORN: (1983-06-04) June 4, 1983
RESIDENCE: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
HEIGHT: 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
WEIGHT: 172 kilograms (379 lb)
OCCUPATION: Strongman, Powerlifter
EMPLOYER: Super Gym
POWERLIFTING COMPETITION RECORDS:
done in official powerlifting full meets
SQUAT – 837.7 lbs (380 kg) raw with wraps
BENCH PRESS – 485 lbs (220 kg) raw
DEADLIFT – 1015 lbs (460 kg) raw
TOTAL = 2298.3 lbs (837.7/485/975.5) / 1042.5 kg (380/220/442.5) raw with wraps
Benedikt holds the current deadlift world record, lifting 1,015 pounds (460 kg) at MHP’s Clash of the Titan’s IV, April 2, 2011.
He was 27 years old at the time.
NICKNAME: Big Loz
BORN: December 25, 1982
BIRTHPLACE: Cheltenham, England
HEIGHT: 6ft 2
WEIGHT: 309 lbs (145KG)
FAVOURITE EVENT: Yoke
LEAST FAVOURITE: Crusifix Hold
RECORDS CURRENTLY HELD
British Strongman Deadlift 433KG
British Axel Lift 205KG
British 2 Hand Pinch Grip 116.3KG
World record in the Farmers Walk: 150KG over 20 metres in 6.73 seconds
Around Tuesday, December 13, 2011, he snatched the record from the one and only “Big Z” Zydrunas Savickas.
He was 28 years old at the time.
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