On June 9, 2022, throughout the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships, 76-kil0gram powerlifter Jessica Buettner set three World Records on the squat, bench press, and complete. In addition, Buettner’s new report deadlift of 261.5 kilograms (576.5 kilos) is the heaviest all-time deadlift by any feminine IPF competitor. The record-breaking deadlift — the place she donned only a lifting belt — helped “The Canadian Forklift” safe her second consecutive IPF World title. 

Here’s a whole rundown of Buettner’s high stats from her title protection: 

Jessica Buettner (76KG) | 2022 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships Best Stats

  • Squat — 218.5 kilograms (481.7 kilos) | IPF World Record 
  • Bench Press — 105 kilograms (231.5 kilos)
  • Deadlift — 261.5 kilograms (576.5 kilos) | IPF World Record 
  • Total — 585 kilograms (1,289.7 kilos) | IPF World Record 

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For quite a lot of 2022, Buettner made it obvious she needed to make this yr among the finest aggressive seasons of her profession. The athlete shared constantly spectacular progress on her deadlift, exceeding the World Record on multiple event in energy coaching.

She first backed her arduous work up with a dominant, first-place end result on the 2022 Canadian Powerlifting Union (CPU) Nationals in May. Now she has one other World championship as an additional reward for her efforts.

A Dead Heat

For a second, Buettner didn’t have a assured championship protection. With fellow 76-kilogram athlete Agata Sitko pushing Buettner to the ultimate spherical of the deadlift, the Canadian competitor wanted to muster up a staggering pull for victory. To win and beat Sitko, Buettner efficiently pulled the brand new World Record of 261.5 kilograms (576.5 kilos) — 11.5 kilograms (25.3 kilos) greater than Marte Elverum’s earlier high determine. 

Notably, even within the warmth of a global contest, Sitko sat down after her final deadlift to cheer Buettner on, calling the extra skilled Canadian athlete her “idol.” 

In a brief Instagram response submit re-sharing her new deadlift report, Buettner stored it quick and candy.

“Reposting the biggest deadlift of my entire life from yesterday, I’m still so hyped about.”

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A Legend Grows 

With the victory within the 2022 IPF Worlds, Buettner has received seven straight competitions relationship again to 2019 and now has two World Championships to her title (2021-2022). She can also be the two-time reigning Canadian National Champion (2021-2022). Plus, along with her three new World Records, she’s the present proprietor of all 4 uncooked Canadian National Records on the squat, bench press, deadlift, and complete. 

At 27-years-old, Buettner is already one of many extra completed feminine powerlifters in historical past. At the time of this writing, she doesn’t have one other confirmed prestigious competitors on the horizon. Whenever she does compete subsequent, if her previous stellar efficiency says something, it appears seemingly she’ll solely add to her rising legend. 

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