Ukrainian soldiers set a world record in powerlifting

Senior conscripts Roman Martynenko won the title of the strongest in his weight class (up to 83 kg) at the World Championships Powerlifting juniors, reportsUNNwith reference to the press service of the Ministry of Defence.

In the U.S. city of Killeen (Texas) ended FIFA World Powerlifting juniors. In the sport triathlon was attended by about two hundred athletes from 22 countries. The representative of the teaching and sports facilities Summer Sports Ministry of Defence of Ukraine (Lviv) senior conscripts Roman Martynenko won the title of the strongest in his weight class (up to 83 kg). 

In squats submitted to him by the shoulders 330 kg, bench press bar lying he easily coped with 260 kg, than the world record. And by doing a barbell deadlift 267.5 kg, Roman secured a total amount of weight lifted in 857.5 kg, which led him to the first step of the podium among the eight other categories of athletes. It should be added that the advantage of a Man of the major rival was 27.5 kg.

 23-year-old native of New Rozdil Roman Martynenko — master of sports of international class in powerlifting. Silver medalist at the World Championships (2012), champion of Europe among juniors (2013), a multiple champion and winner of international competitions, championships and Cups Ukraine. A member of the Ukrainian national team champion. In May 2013 The novel won the "gold" and also set a world record at the World Championships in powerlifting (bench press — 255.5 kg), which was held in the Lithuanian city of Kaunas. Then from Lviv won this weight from the first approach to the bar.



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