Agata Sitko is just 19-years-old, however she’s already one of many greater upcoming names in powerlifting. On May 3-8, 2022, the Polish athlete verified that standing with a memorable efficiency throughout the 2022 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) European Open, Junior & Sub-Juniors Equipped Powerlifting Championships.

First, Sitko — who competed within the 84-kilogram weight class — notched a 188-kilogram (414.4-pound) bench press. While the competitors remains to be tallying all particular person scores, that feat would stand as a brand new Junior International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Record. Next, she locked out a 251.5-kilogram deadlift (551.4-pound) — one other IPF Junior and Open World Record. By the meet’s finish, Sitko logged a 704.5-kilogram complete (1,553.1-pound) — but yet another IPF Junior and Open World Record.

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Sitko managed to surpass three separate powerlifters with every of her file lifts.

American athlete LeAnn Ramirez beforehand held the Juniors (84KG) file with a press of 175.5 kilograms (386.9 kilos) on the 2019 IPF World Juniors & Sub-Juniors Championships. Dutch athlete Iris Kensenhuis was the proprietor of the deadlift world file with a pull of 251 kilograms (553.3 kilos) from the 2019 IPF World Powerlifting Championships. Finally, Canadian powerlifter Rhaea Stinn is now not in possession of the world file complete of 685 kilograms (1,510.1 kilos) on the 2019 IPF World Powerlifting Championships.

All of those girls’s staggering figures now are available in second to Sitko. Here are the total stats of Sitko’s efficiency from the meet:

Agata Sitko (84KG) | 2022 EPF European Championships Stats

  • Squat — 265 kilograms (584.2 kilos)
  • Bench Press — 188 kilograms (414.4 kilos) | IPF Juniors World Record
  • Deadlift — 251.5 kilograms (551.4 kilos) | IPF Junior & Open World Record
  • Total — 704.5 kilograms (1,553.1-pound) | IPF Junior & Open World Record

Sitko at a Glance

She’s hitting an actual groove of late, however Sitko has been powerlifting professionally for a couple of years now. She started her profession throughout the 2019 PZKFiTS Polish Classic Powerlifting Cup, ending in second place.

Meanwhile, Sitko used to compete within the 76-kilogram weight class. It is right here the place she can also be in possession of a few IPF Juniors World Records — a 230-kilogram deadlift (507-pound) and a 650-kilogram complete (1,433-pound). Sitko set each of these marks on the 2021 IPF World Powerlifting Championships.

In addition to her newest EPF competitors, listed here are some extra notable outcomes from Sitko’s profession:

Agata Sitko | Notable Career Results

  • 2019 PZKFiTS Polish Classic Powerlifting Cup (76KG) — Second place | Raw | Juniors
  • 2019 PZKFiTS Puchar Polski w Wyciskaniu Leżąc Klasycznym (76KG) — First place | Raw | Juniors
  • 2021 EPF European Open Juniors & Sub-Juniors Powerlifting Championships (76KG) — First place | Single | Juniors
  • 2021 IPF World Juniors Sub-Juniors & Masters Championships (76KG) — Second place | Single | Juniors
  • 2021 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships (76KG) — Second place | Raw | Juniors
  • 2021 IPF World Powerlifting Championships (76KG) — First place | Raw | Open
  • 2021 PZKFiTS Puchar Polski w Trójboju Siłowym Klasycznym (76KG) — First place | Raw | Juniors/Open
  • 2022 EPF European Open Juniors & Sub-Juniors Powerlifting Championships (84KG) — First place | Raw | Juniors

[Related: Strongman And Powerlifter Lukáš Pepř Captures 193.4-Kilogram (426.4-Pound) Strict Log Lift For New Czech National Record]

What’s Next

At the time of writing, Sitko has not formally introduced when she’ll step onto a sanctioned lifting platform once more. Though, if her profession historical past is any indication, it may be secure to imagine she’ll take part within the upcoming 2021 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships on June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa.

Whenever Sitko does get a barbell into her fingers throughout a contest, fireworks might nicely guarantee.

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