Ringgold Student Lifts Total of 1135.4 lbs in Powerlifting Championship

Tyrin Cunningham competed in his first national powerlifting meet which was held in Aurora, Colorado.

The USAPL High School & Teen National Powerlifting Championships brings young athletes from all over the country together for 4 days of competition.

As always Tyrin represented Ringgold with great sportsmanship and a perfect meet.

Tyrin went 9 for 9 finishing with a 175 kg (385.8 lbs) squat, 112.5 kg (248 lbs) bench press, 227.5 kg (501.6 lbs) deadlift.  Tyrin’s total weight lifted in the event was 515 kg (1135.4 lbs).

Tyrin set PRs in bench press and deadlift. Tyrin’s deadlift is the heaviest deadlift of all time by a Ringgold powerlifter!

Tyrin competed in one of the toughest and most competitive weight classes with 28 lifters.

Tyrin placed 15th in the High School Varsity Championship.

Tyrin placed 10th in the Teen II (16-17 year old) Division.

Congratulations Tyrin on a great finish to an awesome year in powerlifting.

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