Bailey Kuhlmann sets World and American Records in Las Vegas

Bailey Kuhlmann sets World and American Records in Las Vegas

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October 21, 2015, 11:00 a.m. CDT
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Lincoln, Nebraska- Peru State College student Bailey Kuhlmann set four world records for women aged 18-19 in the 105-pound weight class. The world records also qualified as American records and were recorded at the American Amateur Union World Weightlifting/Powerlifting National Championship

Kuhlmann’s records include:

American and World Record for Squat – 85 kilograms (187 pounds)

American and World Record for Bench Press – 58.5 kilograms (129 pounds)

American and World Record for Deadlift – 120 kilograms (264.5 pounds)

American and World Record for Total Meet – 263.5 kilograms (581 pounds)

 

Kuhlmann said, “It was fun to see people from other countries and compete against them. I was happy and honored to be one of three Nebraskans to participate.”

 

Kuhlman competing in Las Vegas with judges, media and other personnel around her.

Kuhlman competing in Las Vegas with judges, media and other personnel around her.

This summer, Kuhlmann took home first place in the Powerlifting (Raw) category for female teens weighing 114 pounds at the Cornhusker State Games.

Kuhlmann is a graduate of HTRS High School and lives in Table Rock, Nebraska. She is a Kinesiology major at Peru State College and is a recipient of the Richard P. and Laurine Kimmel Exercise Science Scholarship.

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is one of the largest, non-profit, volunteer, sports organizations in the United States. A multi-sport organization, the AAU is dedicated exclusively to the promotion and development of amateur sports and physical fitness programs.

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