Rusanenko can leave Denmark with his head held high after breaking that record.
As a powerlifter, Daria Rusanenko first made hay in her native Ukraine, winning several Sub-Juniors and Teen variety contests in the mid-2010s. Years later, as a seasoned competitor and if her last performance says something significant, the athlete might be ready for a significant breakthrough towards good faith. strength sports celebrity.
On November 19, 2022, at the 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Equipped Championships in Viborg, Denmark, Rusanenko grabbed a 275.5 kilogram (607.4 pound) equipped squat. Rusanenko entered the competition as an 84-kilogram junior competitor, making her best squat an IPF all-time junior and open world record in the same division. (Note: As of this writing, it’s unclear exactly where Rusanenko finished in his category, as results are still being tabulated.)
This squat performance is not the first time Rusanenko has turned heads with a record on the international stage.
According to IPF database, the athlete is also the IPF world record holder for the sub-junior squat in the 76 kilograms (240 kilograms / 529.1 pounds) and 84 kilograms (225 kilograms / 496 pounds) divisions. The first one leg strength A milestone happened during the 2019 IPF Junior and Sub-Junior World Championships, while the latter happened during the 2019 iteration of the IPF Equipped World Championships. Suffice it to say: this young lifter has demonstrated a lot of leg power in the recent past.
Here’s a look at Rusanenko’s all-time best equipped competitions:
Daria Rousanenko | All-time competition records equipped
- Squat — 275.5 kilograms (607.4 pounds) | Junior and Open IPF World Record
- Bench Press — 150 kilograms (330.7 pounds)
- Deadlift — 212.5 kilograms (468.4 pounds)
- Total — 627.5 kilograms (1,383.4 pounds)
On a competitive basis, over a career spanning around seven years, Rusanenko can boast 17 wins and nine more podiums. Here’s a look at some of her most notable contest results:
Daria Rousanenko | Notable career results
- 2015 UkrainePF Donetsk Powerlifting Championships (Sub-Juniors/Equipped) — First place | First career victory
- 2016 UkrainePF Ukrainian Powerlifting Championships (Sub-Junior/Equipped) – First place
- European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) Classic Powerlifting Championships 2017 (sub-juniors/raw) – First place
- EPF European Powerlifting Championships 2017, 2019 (Sub-Juniors/Equipped) – First place
- 2017, 2019 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships (Sub-Juniors/Raw) — Second place (2017) | First Prize (2019)
- 2019 EPF Equipped Powerlifting European Championships (Sub-Junior/Equipped) – First place
- 2019 IPF Junior and Sub-Junior World Championships (Sub-Junior/Equipped) – First place
- 2020-2021 UkrainePF Ukraine Powerlifting Championships (Open/Equipped) – First place
As of this writing, Rusanenko doesn’t appear to have a consistent social media presence, making it unclear what his future plans for the competitions look like. However, given her equipped prowess, it’s probably fair to expect another resounding result – which could include another world record – the next time she steps onto a sanctioned platform.
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