Kristen Rhodes Sets 2 New Guinness World Records

“Just a few days ago, SCL was visiting in China, where Guinness World Records did amazing new events. The show was filmed by CCTV, the biggest TV channel in China,” SCL director Ilkka Kinnunen told IronMind.

Strongwoman Kristen Rhodes is the proud owner of two new Guinness world records.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of SCL.
Strongwoman Kristen Rhodes is the proud owner of two new Guinness world records.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of SCL.

“Kristen Rhodes USA who just won in Finland the Womens World Championships did amazing pressing with the Circus Dumbbell: lifting a total of 26 reps in 60 seconds and this made a total score of 910 kg.

“The second record Kristen made was in the Yoke Race: Normal weightlifting bar with a total weight of 150 kg and a distance of 20 m in just a little over 7 seconds. J ust to remind you that Kristen has also done 320 kg Yoke 15 m under 20 seconds.

“On the men’s side, Guinness record holder in Bat Breaking Tomi Lotta did not make a new record this time.  His record is 16 bats in 60 seconds and he missed that record by 4.

“Overall show and the athletes got again great attention from the audience and TV and for sure 2013 new records will be made,” Kinnunen said.


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