Jesus Olivares Crowned 120+kg World Champion at 2024 IPF World Championship

The world of powerlifting witnessed a phenomenal feat as Jesus Olivares from the USA clinched the title of 120+kg world champion at the 2024 IPF World Championship held in Druskininkai, Lithuania. With unparalleled strength and determination, Olivares delivered record-breaking lifts, etching his name further into the annals of powerlifting history. 

A Record-Breaking Performance 

Olivares' incredible performance was highlighted by his remarkable lifts: 

  • Squat: 455kg 
  • Bench Press: 262.5kg 
  • Deadlift: 395kg 

These lifts culminated in a staggering total of 1,112.5kg, all achieved at a body weight of 179.9kg. This jaw-dropping total not only secured him the gold but also reinforced his status as one of the strongest powerlifters on the planet.

Securing Victory for Team USA 

With his impressive total, Olivares brought home a sixth gold medal for the USA at the IPF Classic Open Worlds. His victory in Druskininkai is a testament to his relentless dedication and the exceptional coaching and support system behind him. It also underscores the strength of the USA’s powerlifting program, which continues to produce world-class athletes who dominate on the global stage. 

The Strongest Powerlifter on Earth 

Jesus Olivares is more than just a world champion; he is widely regarded as the strongest powerlifter on earth. His latest achievement adds to an already illustrious career. Notably, Olivares holds the record for the largest raw total ever achieved in knee sleeves, with a monumental 1,152.5kg. 

In addition to his massive total, Olivares holds the IPF world records in the squat, deadlift, and total. These records are not just numbers; they are a reflection of his dominance in the sport since he first captivated the world’s attention at the 2021 Classic World Championship in Sweden. 

The Journey to Greatness 

Olivares' ascent to the pinnacle of powerlifting has been nothing short of extraordinary. Bursting onto the international scene in 2021, he quickly established himself as the undisputed king of the 120+kg class. His victories are a result of years of rigorous training, discipline, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. 

Beyond the platform, Olivares is a source of inspiration to many. His journey from a promising newcomer to the strongest powerlifter on the planet embodies the spirit of perseverance and hard work. Aspiring lifters look up to him not only for his records but for his dedication and passion for the sport. 

Looking Ahead 

As the 2024 IPF World Championship draws to a close, Jesus Olivares' legacy in the world of powerlifting continues to grow. His latest triumph in Druskininkai is a testament to his unmatched strength and tenacity. As he stands atop the world of powerlifting, fans and fellow athletes alike eagerly anticipate what’s next for this powerhouse. 

In the ever-evolving world of powerlifting, Jesus Olivares remains a towering figure. With every competition, he sets new benchmarks and redefines what it means to be a champion. As he continues to push the boundaries of human strength, there’s no doubt that the best is yet to come for this extraordinary athlete. 

Stay tuned for more updates and stories from the world of powerlifting, and join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements of athletes like Jesus Olivares. 


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