Miroshnik made this pull look simple for an athlete of his measurement.
There’s one slightly easy however very efficient strategy to distinguish one’s self within the strongman sphere: elevate extraordinarily heavy objects — from the ground, above your head, any manner you may. That’s exactly what Leon Miroshnik just lately achieved, in flip distinguishing himself amongst his strength friends.
On June 5, 2023, Julian Howard (@worldsstrongestfan on Instagram) shared a clip of Miroshnik efficiently deadlifting 410 kilograms (903.9 kilos) throughout a coaching session. On the time of this writing, it’s unclear exactly when the elevate occurred, however primarily based on Miroshnik’s personal Instagram profile of coaching progress, it seems to have occurred sooner or later from Might 2023 to early June 2023.
Miroshnik had a physique weight of beneath 105 kilograms (231 kilos) on the time of the elevate — his common strongman aggressive class — which means this deadlift was roughly 3.9 occasions his physique weight. Miroshnik wore a lifting belt and lifting swimsuit, and utilized lifting straps and knee sleeves to help him with the monstrous pull.
A look at Miroshnik’s personal social media will inform one among virtually all the things that they should learn about his deadlift energy and upcoming plans.
For instance, there’s a video of Miroshnik exhibiting off his endurance by scoring a 300-kilogram (661.3-pound) deadlift for 9 reps through the 2023 Siberian Power Show (SPS) in early April 2023. Miroshnik didn’t take part in the principle occasion competitors in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, however appeared to come back and present out his deadlift prowess anyway. Earlier than that, in early March 2023, Miroshnik detailed the “largest pull in his arsenal” when he efficiently deadlifted 420 kilograms (925.9 kilos) with the bar elevated on low mats whereas utilizing roughly the identical gear setup as his current feat.
Miroshnik’s most up-to-date replace is the athlete pulling 350 kilograms (771 kilos) for 3 reps, and not using a lifting swimsuit, in early June 2023. Within the publish’s caption, Miroshnik makes some extent “shout out” the 440-kilogram (970-pound) deadlift carried out by his Russian countryman and seven-time World’s Strongest Man (WSM) competitor Mikhail Shivlyakov through the 2016 Arnold Asia strongman contest. On the time of this publication, it’s unclear if Miroshnik is utilizing Shivlyakov’s accomplishment for context or teasing a future try at reaching one other spectacular benchmark.
Based on his web page on Strongman Archives, Miroshnik has participated in three sanctioned competitions throughout his profession. His greatest putting was a seventh-place consequence on the 2019 U105 Strongman World Championships.
There are quite a lot of prolific and proficient deadlifters on the planet of power sports activities, but it surely’s nonetheless an unique membership. Miroshnik undoubtedly has a membership and, down the road, may very well be often known as one of many globe’s extra well-known and strongest pullers. That’s, if he doesn’t have already got that fame.
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