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91-year-old weightlifter smashes world record by lifting 85kg

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 13:00

London: A 91-year-old weightlifter broke the world record for the bench press by lifting 85 kg on Saturday.

Us sportsperson Sy Perlis broke the earlier record for his age -which was 61 kg - by a staggering 23.5 kg at the national bench press and deadlift championships.


First Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 13:00

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