The previous world record was held by American weightlifter Gret Wittstock when he busted out 62 underwater bench press reps before going up to the surface for a breath. READ MORE: Russian power lifting champ fractures BOTH KNEES in horror injury as he narrowly avoids being crushed by 400kg load (GRAPHIC). Russian weightlifter Vitaly Vivchar just beat his record by over 10 reps. One thing about this record is it doesn’t involve a ton of weight. Lady Aces blank Apollo in district contest, Roberts qualifies for 2021 U.S. Vitaly Vivchar (Athlete) from Tomsk (Siberia) is the current world record holder for underwater bench press after rocking out an incredible 50kg/110lbs 76 reps. All rights reserved. For more on this pending new world record, you can read the Tennessee Tribune‘s article. So I applied to set a new record,” Vivchar said. They’re putting up 110-pounds (50-kilogram) underwater. That is why I do not have any other specific goals to achieve right now. | File photo. Copyright © 2020 The Owensboro Times. “… My whole thought process over these past two months is, can a person recover from that? He trained for two months leading up to this record which might not sound like much but he’s also been passively doing this for years, so it’s not as if someone would start benching underwater and be able to break this record within a matter of 8 weeks. Julius Maddox was unable to hit his goal of 800 pounds on the bench press but still won Saturday's event. “I came across the official Guinness world record a couple of years ago after seeing a man lifting a barbell underwater. My pulse rate was more than 108 beats per minute! The record was officially recognized by independent observers who witnessed Vivchar’s outstanding attempt. The Tomsk native managed to lift the weight 76 times beating the previous achievement set by Greg Wittstock by 14 repetitions. Лучшие идеи будут реализованы . The current world record "raw" bench press (without a bench shirt) is 335.5 kg / 739.6 lb, set by Julius Maddox Of Owensboro, Ky, USA on September 1, 2019.This just beat the previous record bench press of 335 kg/738.5lbs by Russian Kirill Sarychev on November 22, 2015. His bodyweight at the time was 167.51 kg. These records … All Rights Reserved. #whm #snorkling #underwater #powerlifting #benchpress #томск #регион70 #томсксегодня #region70 @riatomsk, A post shared by V I V C H A R V I T A L Y (@vivcharvitaly) on Jul 25, 2020 at 10:52am PDT, Vitaly Vivchar told Zenger News this wasn’t a Guinness World Record he had his sights set on for years, not something he woke up every morning thinking about. Спасибо огромное @kovalevtomsk за то что предоставил железо для водных процедур . ☺️ как думаете куда она пойдёт? June 19, 2020 | 12:08 am. This website uses cookies. And I’m an amateur free diver. Пиши в комментах, где ещё пожать штангу. The event will air live at 11 a.m. Saturday and will go out on CoreSports’ ‘Beasts of the Bench’ live-stream as part of its ongoing World’s Ultimate Strongman series. Cass Anderson is Managing Editor of BroBible. And I continue to say nothing is going to stop me.”. Viewers can also watch live via the Rogue Fitness YouTube channel. Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you, Публикация от V I V C H A R V I T A L Y (@vivcharvitaly), Maurizio Sarri SACKED by Juventus after Italian side crashes out of UEFA Champions League, 'Mess with the bull, you get the horns': Bullfighter Enrique Ponce gored in the BUTTOCKS before killing bull, 'I didn't want to be ALIVE': Boxing champ Tyson Fury gives fans mental health advice again as he boasts he is 'healthy as a TROUT', 'I gotta take a sh*t': Derrick Lewis has fans in hysterics after he makes UFC history with TKO win over Oleynik (VIDEO), WATCH: Angry Lionel Messi 'REFUSES to shake referee's hand' after VAR scandal in Barcelona Champions League win, 'I need WAY more practice': Maria Sharapova sharpens her boxing skills as she creates showreel of her latest pads sessions (VIDEO), 'They sacked the wrong person': Fans question Cristiano Ronaldo as striker sunbathes with girlfriend after Juventus axe boss Sarri, ‘I’m not against it, but men aren’t ready to compete at Olympic level with women’: Russian synchronized swimming legend Romashina, 'If they don't stand for the national anthem, I hope they don't open': Donald Trump issues fresh NFL anti-kneeling barb, 'I try to refrain from posting bikini pictures': Canadian ace Bouchard says social media stardom has been double-edged sword, Mayor pitches Frankfurt as ‘ideal location’ for TikTok’s European HQ as it faces US ban, Scientists solve mystery of Betelgeuse star’s unusual dimming… sadly it’s not an alien megastructure. Russian sports instructor Vitaly Vivchar has set a new world bench press record lifting a 50kg barbell while being completely submerged. It took me a long time to calm down,” the athlete added.