Tarinidis’ efficiency is a definitive assertion about his place within the powerlifting world.
From time to time, a possible “dynasty” can kind on the annual Worldwide Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Basic Powerlifting Championships. By way of latest runs to royalty, French powerlifter Tiffany Chapon could instantly come to thoughts. Maybe it’s no coincidence that her French Males’s peer Panagiotis Tarinidis might comply with that profitable instance.
Throughout the 2023 iteration of the IPF Worlds, happening on June 11-18 in Valletta, Malta, Tarinidis captured his second IPF Open World title within the 66-kilogram division in three years. The athlete got here out triumphant in 2021, fell brief with a fifth-place end in 2022, and has now ascended again to the highest of the rostrum as he seeks constant dominance on a worldwide stage.
Whereas Tarinidis didn’t have the perfect deadlift within the 66-kilogram division — that distinction belongs to his World Record-holding peer Brian Le — his general efficiency remained one to behold. To attain his second profession IPF Open World title, Tarinidis squatted 247.5 kilograms (545.6 kilos), notched an all-time uncooked competitors PR bench press of 172.5 kilograms (380.3 kilos), and completed the day with one other all-time uncooked competitors PR on his deadlift with 285 kilograms (628.3 kilos).
Tarinidis wore a lifting belt and accomplished his prime deadlift from a conventional stance with a combined grip. On the time of this writing, with out extra video, it’s unclear what his set-up was on his greatest squat and bench press.
Right here’s an summary of the athlete’s prime stats from his efficiency on the 2023 IPF Worlds:
Panagiotis Tarinidis (66KG) | 2023 IPF Worlds High Stats
- Squat — 247.5 kilograms (545.6 kilos)
- Bench Press — 172.5 kilograms (380.3 kilos) | All-Time Uncooked Competitors PR
- Deadlift — 300.5 kilograms (662.5 kilos) | All-Time Uncooked Competitors PR
- Whole — 705 kilograms (1,554.3 kilos)
Notably, Tarinidis fell simply 2.4 kilograms (5.4 kilos) wanting his all-time uncooked competitors greatest complete of 1,559.7 kilos. In line with his private web page on Open Powerlifting, the athlete scored that mark on the 2021 Fédération Française de Drive (FFForce) Silent Employee Meet. Nonetheless, one other first-place exhibiting on this sort of sanctioned stage is nothing to sneeze at.
In a put up on his Instagram, Tarinidis appeared understandably proud about his newest accomplishment whereas discussing his patriotism for his native France. To win a gold medal and subsequently sing the French Nationwide Anthem appeared to imply the world to this star of power sports activities.
“Having the ability to have the French anthem play at [the 2023 IPF Worlds], with my associates, household … was an unbelievable second. I wished to additionally share it with you. One of the best victories are those you share, which are exhausting to acquire. And this one is ours.”
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