Becca Swanson, USA – Strongwoman & Powerlifter

3.Becca Swanson (2)Becca Swanson ( born 1973) is an American bodybuilder, powerlifter, pro wrestler and strongwoman who is often referred to as “The World’s Strongest Woman” or “The Strongest Woman on the Planet”. She currently holds several powerlifting world records for women, including the highest squat, highest deadlift, highest bench press and highest total lift.

WPC/APF/WPO World Records

  • 198+ Weight Class – 854 lb (387 kg) Squat
  • 198+ Weight Class – 600 lb (270 kg) Equipped Bench Press
  • 198+ Weight Class – 683 lb (310 kg) Deadlift
  • 198+ Weight Class – 2,050 lb (930 kg) Total (best lifts in one meet)
  • 198 lb (90 kg) Weight Class – 804 lb (365 kg) Squat
  • 198 lb (90 kg) Weight Class – 480 lb (220 kg) Bench
  • 198 lb (90 kg) Weight Class – 600 lb (270 kg) Deadlift
  • 198 lb (90 kg) Weight Class – 1,884 lb (855 kg) Total

    Powerlifting Profile 
  • Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Weight: 240 lb (110 kg)
  • Calves: 17.5 in (440 mm)
  • Quads: 27 in (690 mm)
  • Shoulders: 54 in (1,400 mm)
  • Biceps: 18 in (460 mm)

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