There’s a brand new deadlift mountain to climb for power sports activities athletes all over the place.
Krzysztof “Mr. Deadlift” Wierzbicki deadlifted an astonishing 502.5 kilograms (1,107 kilos) throughout a coaching session. Because of this, the Polish powerlifter now possesses the heaviest filmed deadlift in historical past.
Take a look at the historic feat beneath, captured from certainly one of Wierzbicki’s current Instagram tales and reposted by Julian Howard (@worldstrongestfan) on April 27, 2022:
Wierzbicki notched the all-time pull from a sumo stance whereas sporting wrist straps. He additionally could have been sporting a lifting belt underneath his shirt, however that’s undisclosed for now.
On the time of writing, Wierzbick’s weight for the all-time accomplishment is unknown. If current historical past is any indication, he may need weighed at or round 110 kilograms — his competitors weight since Spring 2021, per Open Powerlifting.
Notably, since Wierzbicki’s momentous deadlift didn’t happen in a proper competitors, it isn’t an official file. However, it’s the heaviest-ever deadlift from the ground and worthy of his evident jubilation upon finishing the pull.
Wierzbicki’s Feat in Context
With this pull, Wierzbicki has gained entry into the legendary 500-kilogram (1,102.3-pound) deadlift membership. There are solely two different members — the 2017 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) Champion Eddie Corridor and the 2018 WSM Champion Hafthor Björnsson.
Corridor was the primary to seize the achievement with a 500-kilogram (1,102.3-pound) pull through the 2016 World Deadlift Championships (WDC). Björnsson then surpassed his rival by a single kilogram on the 2020 World’s Final Strongman “Feats of Power Sequence.”
Notably, except for the formal competitors distinction, there are different important distinctions between Wierzbicki’s historic pull and that of his 500-kilogram predecessors. The powerlifter Wierzbicki accomplished his deadlift from a sumo stance — which isn’t authorized throughout strongman competitions. As well as, the Polish athlete simply used wrist straps. Björnsson and Corridor wore wrist straps and deadlift fits for his or her pulls.
With Wierzbicki’s file taken into consideration, right here’s a shortlist of the heaviest deadlifts of all time:
Heaviest Recorded Deadlifts in Historical past
- Krzysztof Wierzbicki (Poland) — 502.5 kilograms (1,107 kilos) | Unofficial File
- Hafthor Björnsson (Iceland) — 501 kilograms (1,104.5 kilos) | All-time World File
- Eddie Corridor (United Kingdom) — 500 kilograms (1,102.3 kilos)
- Danny Grigsby (United States) — 465 kilograms (1,025.2 kilos) | Full Energy Meet File
- Benedikt Magnússon (Iceland) — 465 kilograms (1,025.2 kilos) | Deadlift-only Meet
Whether or not Wierzbicki is able to eclipsing Björnsson and Corridor on their strongman, standard, absolutely geared up phrases is unclear. Nonetheless, on the subject of powerlifting, it’s obvious he has the capability to surpass his up to date in Grigsby — who additionally used a sumo stance, however no wrist straps — on his full energy meet file mark set in late March 2022.
Every time Wierzbicki does compete in a meet subsequent, anticipate the higher power sports activities neighborhood to be on look ahead to a possible new deadlift file.
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