Famous Polish Powerlifters #5

Hello! Lastly I wrote ‘This is the last episode of this series’, but I discovered some people at least famous as previous powerlifters. Jan Wegiera has born on 10th of January 1965. He’s from Zakopane.  He belongs to ‘Wiking Strachowice’ sports club. Mr. Jan has had 10 World Champion titles in Bench press. In 2015 on World Championships in Sundsvall he did a bench press with 307,5kg. He’s currently Polish record-holder in 93kg category. He did a squat with 360kg, bench press with 302,5kg and  powerlifting score 942,5kg.


His first meet with sport was playing football. He was dreaming about beeing a professional footballer. Then he needed to improve his performance, so he start training at the gym. At this moment he forget about football to train like powerlifter. That was approximately 30 years ago! His first competition was in 1987 in Starachowice. He get 7th place.
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