Thursday, 22 June 2017

Exceptional people: Singaporean teenager sets new powerlifting world record

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Singaporean teenager Matthew Yap has set a new squat world record at the World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

Yap, an 18-year-old Republic Polytechnic student, lifted 208kg in his final attempt under the men’s Under-66kg sub-junior division, which is for 14- to 18-year-olds. The previous world record of 207.5kg was set by Swede Eddie Berglund in Texas last year.


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