All-Time Historical World Powerlifting Records

(Soong's Historical Work)

Powerlifting Records compiled by statistician Michael Soong

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(Updated January 21 2021)
Raw Powerlifting Records compiled by Johnny Vasquez
NOTE: records in the Raw no Wraps division allows nothing more than NEOPRENE Knee sleeves. Sleeves made out of wrap material are not allowed. Also, compression shorts and/or bike shorts are NOT Allowed under singlet. Video is recommended but not required for record to be recognized(effective October 30 2012). 4th attempts do NOT count toward the total. Record lifts MUST BE DONE ON CALIBRATED OR CERTIFIED WEIGHED PLATES. (effective January 1 2016)
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  • International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Records