Yang’s stellar consequence garnered him his first-ever IPF World Record.

In the Asian powerlifting circuit, Sen Yang has been a mainstay for fairly a while. He’s a former Asian Powerlifting Federation (AsianPF) World Champion — each as an Equipped (2016-2017, 2019) and Raw competitor (2019). Of late, he’s been making a reputation for himself underneath the worldwide energy highlight.

On Nov. 19, 2022, through the latter portion of the schedule on the 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Equipped World Championships, Yang efficiently locked out a 440.5-kilogram (971.1-pound) geared up squat. The show of leg energy is an all-time IPF World Record within the 120-kilogram weight class, and locations Yang alongside different distinctive opponents who captured geared up World Records on the similar contest. (Note: As the ultimate outcomes are calculated, Yang’s precise place and end stay unclear presently.)

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According to the IPF database and Open Powerlifting, this squat World Record for Yang surpasses his earlier greatest geared up squat of 440 kilograms (970 kilos) on the 2022 IPF World Games by half a kilogram. Yang has featured as a simultaneous AsianPF and IPF powerlifter since November 2015 and has usually steadily improved within the years since. The athlete additionally seems humble over his newest achievement, given his quiet bows to the respective spotters for his World Record carry within the clip of the squat.

Here’s a rundown of a number of the extra notable outcomes from Yang’s powerlifting resume:

Sen Yang | Notable Career Results

  • 2011 AsianPF Asian Powerlifting Championships (Sub-Juniors/Equipped) — First place | First profession full energy meet victory
  • 2016-2017, 2019 Asian PF Asian Powerlifting Championships (Open/Equipped) — First place
  • 2016-2017 IPF World Sub-Juniors and Juniors Powerlifting Championships (Juniors/Equipped) — Second place
  • 2018 IPF Equipped World Championships (Open/Equipped) — Third place
  • 2019 IPF Equipped World Championships (Open/Equipped) — Fourth place
  • 2019 AsianPF Asian Classic Powerlifting Championships (Open/Raw) — First place
  • 2022 IPF World Games (Super/Equipped) — Second place

On a pure energy foundation, Yang seems to have a well-rounded profile of energy — even exterior his new IPF World Record squat within the 120-kilogram division. Here are the athlete’s all-time geared up competitors bests:

Sen Yang | All-Time Equipped Competition Bests

  • Squat — 440.5 kilograms (971.1 kilos) | IPF World Record
  • Bench Press — 322.5 kilograms (711 kilos)
  • Deadlift — 332.5 kilograms (733 kilos)
  • Total — 1,095 kilograms (2,414 kilos)

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Given the flexibility and aggressive profile Yang has amassed at this stage of his profession, it’s truthful to marvel what else he has up his energy sleeve. If he can get a World Record now, he may need opened up a Pandora’s field of pending milestone accomplishments.

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