The famous person in Chapon capped 2022 in probably the greatest attainable methods.
After an all-around aggressive yr crammed with glowing performances, Tiffany Chapon may’ve theoretically put a cap on her productive 2022 earlier than her most up-to-date contest. No one would’ve blamed her for hanging up her lifting belt months earlier to start recuperating for an additional probably fruitful powerlifting circuit in 2023. Though that thought course of in all probability wouldn’t have matched up with the power, energy, and normal fiery aggressive spirit of one of many sport’s largest younger superstars.
For the second consecutive yr, Chapon has received the 2022 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) European Classic Powerlifting Championships. As the athlete has accomplished in most of her aggressive appearances courting again to September 2020, Chapon’s first-place efficiency noticed her characteristic within the 47-kilogram weight class as a uncooked and Open competitor. This yr’s contest takes place in Skierniewice, Poland, and runs from Nov. 25 to Dec. 4, 2022.
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Here’s an summary of Chapon’s efficiency on the 2022 European Championships, along with her high stats on every of her finest lifts:
Tiffany Chapon | Top Stats 2022 EPF European Classic Powerlifting Championships
- Squat — 150 kilograms (330.7 kilos)
- Bench Press — 95 kilograms (209.4 kilos)
- Deadlift — 162.5 kilograms (358.3 kilos)
- Total — 407.5 kilograms (898.4 kilos)
While she didn’t notch any information, taking dwelling one other European title in her weight class may very well be an indication of the constant excellency Chapon has established all through her profession. According to Open Powerlifting — in a aggressive power journey that started in September 2020 on the 2020 Fédération Française de Force (FFForce) Silent Worker Meet — Chapon has now received 9 of 12 profession contests. That sterling resume not solely contains her two consecutive European titles (2021-2022) but in addition back-to-back victories within the annual International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships (2021-2022).
That 2022 IPF show is perhaps the present tentpole second of Chapon’s life on sanctioned lifting platforms. At the competition in Sun City, South Africa, the French athlete broke three separate IPF World Records within the 47-kilogram division on the squat (160.5 kilograms/353.9 kilos), bench press (96 kilograms/211.6 kilos), and complete (426.5 Kilograms/940.4 kilos). Note: Per the official IPF database, Chapon’s bench press mark has since been surpassed by Ukraine’s Nataliia Cheremenko (99 kilograms/218.2 kilos) on the 2022 European Championships.
Results like this could in all probability have been no shock for Chapon. A handful of coaching events in spring 2022 noticed the athlete unofficially surpass varied IPF World Records a number of instances. In this case, observe made (virtually) excellent for a simultaneous European and World champion.
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With the vacation season across the nook, it appears possible Chapon might lastly take time to take a seat again and ruminate on the profitable 2022 that was. Though when the calendar lastly shifts to 2023, it might solely be truthful to anticipate extra coming fireworks from this powerlifting dynamo.
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