Ukrainian Arthur Zaletov is World Bench Press Champion
He also set the world record among juniors, lifting 316 kilograms
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Ukrainian Arthur Zaletov is the new world champion in the bench press.
Competing in the up-to-93 kilogram weight category at the World Classic & Equipped Bench Press Championships in Narita, Japan, Zaletov lifted 316 kilograms and took the rank of world champion for the third time. His bench press also set him up with the absolute world record among juniors, Shans.com.ua reported.
The championship was organized by the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) is an international governing body for the sport of powerlifting as recognized by the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) as well as the International Olympic Committee.
The IPF was founded in 1971, and comprises member federations from more than one hundred countries with new ones being added. It is the largest powerlifting federation in the world.