In a spring stuffed with noteworthy milestones, Tiffany Chapon continues to push new boundaries along with her power. On May 8, 2022, the powerlifter — who competes within the 47-kilogram weight class — accomplished a large squat of 166 kilograms (366 kilos) throughout a coaching session. Chapon donned wrist wraps, a lifting belt, and knee sleeves for the raise.

It’s price noting that whereas pushing her squat, the primary individual Chapon continues to outdo is herself. Chapon’s new excessive squat mark exceeds her personal present IPF World Record of 153 kilograms (337.3 kilos) from the 2021 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) European Classic Powerlifting Championships by 13 kilograms (28.7 kilos). Even if this newest feat is an unofficial report — because it didn’t happen in a sanctioned competitors — Chapon’s continued squat prowess stays fairly spectacular.

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This squat didn’t come with out resistance for Chapon, who took a considerably longer pause on the backside earlier than ultimately powering by the rep.

“Some turbulence on the ascent, but, hey, we go with it.”

Nonetheless, it’s a determine that the French athlete is understandably pleased with as she expenses full steam forward towards the summer time.

The End of the Block

Thus far in 2022, Chapon has participated in only one official powerlifting meet — the 2022 Fédération Française de Force (FFForce) Championnats de France Élite de Force Athlétique in March. She got here in first place in that competitors, which continues a string of success with six victories in eight meets all through her younger profession.

In addition to her IPF World Record squat, Chapon may seemingly switch over a few of her different current coaching marks and switch them into data quickly.

In mid-April 2022, Chapon captured a 100-kilogram (220.4-pound) bench press. If that press have been to occur in an official meet, it might eclipse Hanna Rantala’s present 95.5-kilogram (210.5-pound) world report set on the 2017 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships by nearly 10 kilos.

Chapon additionally logged a 435-kilogram whole (959-pound) on that very same day, which exceeds Chen Wei-Ling’s present world report whole of 407.5 kilograms (897.3 kilos), from the 2015 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships, by 27.5 kilograms.

Not by coincidence, Chapon’s current coaching has been a part of a buildup towards this 12 months’s World Championships. A younger champion, the French athlete (47KG) will defend her title from final 12 months on the 2022 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships.

If a social media account proliferated with fixed reminders of the upcoming prestigious meet wasn’t proof sufficient of her pleasure, Chapon can level to every of her current power achievements.

She will search for one other top-tier, first-place consequence and certain attempt to break extra data throughout the 2022 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships on June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa.

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