Powerlifter Jessica Buettner may be one of many sport’s present family names. She once more confirmed why throughout a commanding efficiency on the 2022 Canadian Powerlifting Union (CPU) Nationals. 

On May 13, 2022, Buettner — who competes within the 76-kilogram weight class — broke 4 uncooked Canadian National information with a 217.5-kilogram (479.5-pound) squat, a 107.5-kilogram (237-pound) bench press, a 252.5-kilogram (566.7-pound) deadlift, and 577.5-kilogram complete. Buettner carried out the squat in a lifting belt, wrist wraps, and knee wraps. Meanwhile, she did her bench press carrying only a belt and wrist wraps, and her deadlift with solely a belt. 

Notably, whereas unofficial as a result of they didn’t happen in a world competitors, Buettner’s marks on the squat, deadlift, and complete exceeded the respective present International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Open Classic World Records for her weight class. Buettner posted a video that options all 4 of her stellar lifts to her Instagram profile:

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Here’s a whole overview of Buettner’s stats from this meet:

Jessica Buettner (76KG) | 2022 CPU Nationals 

  • Squat (Raw) — 217.5 kilograms (479.5 kilos) | Canadian National Record | Unofficial IPF World Record
  • Bench Press (Raw) — 107.5 kilograms (237 kilos) | Canadian National Record 
  • Deadlift (Raw) — 252.5 kilograms (556.7 kilos) | Canadian National Record | Unofficial IPF World Record
  • Total (Raw) — 577.5 kilograms (1,273.2 kilos) | Canadian National Record | Unofficial IPF World Record

Buettner’s dominant efficiency provides to the champion powerlifter’s rising spectacular rap sheet. Since she started her skilled profession in 2014, Buettner has now received 16 of 18 sanctioned meets. In these two non-first place outcomes, she completed in second place. Plus, Buettner’s win on the 2022 CPU Nationals means she has received 4 straight competitions outright. That top-notch streak dates again to September 2019. 

In addition to footage of every of her lifts, Buettner shared a spotlight video of her efficiency from White Lights Media. Check it out under: 

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The Best-Laid Plans

Buettner didn’t mince her phrases at her pleasure over her new achievements. The Canadian athlete had been arduous at work for quite a lot of 2022 to succeed in this level, and her efforts have been lastly seen on a sanctioned lifting platform. With a few of her unlucky obstacles, she’s additionally definitely no stranger to pushing by way of adversity. 

“I had a plan and stuck to it, and now it’s time to train for worlds in four weeks,” Buettner wrote. “I never take any performances for granted no matter how well training has been going, mostly on account of diabetes, so it is amazing to get the chance to execute and put it all together on the platform.”

A continued summer time season of accomplishment may be on the horizon for Buettner. As she alluded to, the 2022 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships are proper across the nook on June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa. As the reigning champion within the 76-kilogram weight class, she’ll defend her title there.

While basking in her victory, Buettner will probably take some acceptable time to relaxation. Then, in just a few weeks, it could possibly be time for this elite powerlifter so as to add some new world information to her resume. 

Featured picture: @djessicabuettner on Instagram