There’s a brand new deadlift mountain to climb for energy sports activities athletes in all places.
Krzysztof “Mr. Deadlift” Wierzbicki deadlifted an astonishing 502.5 kilograms (1,107 kilos) all through a coaching consultation. Consequently, the Polish powerlifter now possesses the heaviest filmed deadlift in historical past.
Take a look at the ancient feat beneath, captured from one among Wierzbicki’s contemporary Instagram tales and reposted via Julian Howard (@worldstrongestfan) on April 27, 2022:
Wierzbicki notched the all time pull from a sumo stance whilst dressed in wrist straps. He additionally will have been dressed in a lifting belt beneath his blouse, however this is undisclosed for now.
On the time of writing, Wierzbick’s weight for the all time accomplishment is unknown. If contemporary historical past is any indication, he would possibly have weighed at or round 110 kilograms — his pageant weight since Spring 2021, in step with Open Powerlifting.
Particularly, since Wierzbicki’s momentous deadlift didn’t happen in a proper pageant, it’s not an authentic report. Nonetheless, it’s the heaviest-ever deadlift from the ground and worthy of his obvious jubilation upon finishing the pull.
Wierzbicki’s Feat in Context
With this pull, Wierzbicki has received access into the mythical 500-kilogram (1,102.3-pound) deadlift membership. There are solely two different contributors — the 2017 International’s Most powerful Guy (WSM) Champion Eddie Corridor and the 2018 WSM Champion Hafthor Björnsson.
Corridor used to be the primary to seize the success with a 500-kilogram (1,102.3-pound) pull all through the 2016 International Deadlift Championships (WDC). Björnsson then surpassed his rival via a unmarried kilogram on the 2020 International’s Final Strongman “Feats of Power Sequence.”
Particularly, except for the formal pageant distinction, there are different important distinctions between Wierzbicki’s ancient pull and that of his 500-kilogram predecessors. The powerlifter Wierzbicki finished his deadlift from a sumo stance — which isn’t prison all through strongman competitions. As well as, the Polish athlete simply used wrist straps. Björnsson and Corridor wore wrist straps and deadlift fits for his or her pulls.
With Wierzbicki’s report taken into consideration, right here’s a shortlist of the heaviest deadlifts of all time:
Heaviest Recorded Deadlifts in Historical past
- Krzysztof Wierzbicki (Poland) — 502.5 kilograms (1,107 kilos) | Unofficial Document
- Hafthor Björnsson (Iceland) — 501 kilograms (1,104.5 kilos) | All-time International Document
- Eddie Corridor (United Kingdom) — 500 kilograms (1,102.3 kilos)
- Danny Grigsby (United States) — 465 kilograms (1,025.2 kilos) | Complete Energy Meet Document
- Benedikt Magnússon (Iceland) — 465 kilograms (1,025.2 kilos) | Deadlift-only Meet
Whether or not Wierzbicki is in a position to eclipsing Björnsson and Corridor on their strongman, standard, totally supplied phrases is unclear. Alternatively, with regards to powerlifting, it’s obvious he has the capability to surpass his recent in Grigsby — who extensively utilized a sumo stance, however no wrist straps — on his complete energy meet report mark set in past due March 2022.
Every time Wierzbicki does compete in a meet subsequent, be expecting the larger energy sports activities neighborhood to be on look forward to a possible new deadlift report.
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