At 19 years of age, Agata Sitko has loved a terrific 2022 season on the aggressive lifting platform. Her newest output on the 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Sub-Junior and Junior Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, from Aug. 27 to Sept. 4, 2022, is one other spectacular notch within the Polish athlete’s energy belt. 

Sitko broke the uncooked bench press IPF world document within the 84-kilogram division with a 147.5-kilogram (325.2-pound) press. While Sitko’s determine got here throughout a Sub-Junior and Juniors competitors, it’s a new all-time IPF world document for all age teams in her weight class.

Sitko ranked first total within the 84-kilogram Juniors class. Here’s an outline of every of Sitko’s high uncooked stats from this contest, together with a contest private document (PR) within the deadlift:

2022 IPF World Classic Junior Championships | Agata Sitko (84KG)

  • Squat — 195 kilograms (429.9 kilos)
  • Bench Press — 147.5 kilograms (325.2 kilos) — IPF World Record
  • Deadlift — 240 kilograms (529.1 kilos) — Competition PR
  • Total — 582.5 kilograms (1,284.2 kilos)

Note: Sitko sometimes competes within the 76-kilogram division. Of her 13 sanctioned meets on the time of this text’s publication, 9 had been at 76 kilograms.

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Even transferring up a weight class, Sitko made seemingly easy work of the earlier bench press document. The Polish athlete’s new world document bench press surpassed Daniella Melo’s high mark from the 2021 IPF World Classic Championships by 10.5 kilograms (23.1 kilos).

Had Sitko stayed at76 kilograms, she would’ve surpassed her bench press document in that division by a smaller 2.5-kilogram (5.5-pound) margin.

Versatility on Display

In a yr stuffed with data and achievements, Sitko has staked a declare as a powerlifter to maintain a eager eye on.  For instance, in seven 2022 contest appearances, Sitko gained on six events. Sitko broke 5 geared up world data on the 2022 European Junior Championships in early May. She then eclipsed a few of her marks with three new geared up world data on the 2022 World Games in mid-July. 

Not many athletes can say they personal the IPF uncooked whole (585 kilograms (1,289.7 kilos)) and geared up world data (726 kilograms (1,600.56 kilos)) in the identical division. Yet, in line with the IPF database, that’s exactly the place Sitko sits in along with her previous accomplishments as a 76-kilogram competitor.

Note: With a 704.5-kilogram (1,553.1.pound) whole from the European Championships, Sitko additionally possesses the IPF geared up whole world document within the 84-kilogram weight class.

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Sitko’s Future

While it’s unclear what the following steps are for Sitko, it appears evident she’s pushing the petal to the barbell steel. Even because the leaves flip orange and the nights develop colder as fall approaches, it is probably not lengthy earlier than the powerlifter provides one other document to her resume.

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