Andrea Thompson has set a Log Raise World File of 140 kilograms (308.6 kilos). The strongwoman scored the feat on the 2022 World Log Raise Championships (WLLC) on Oct. 9, 2022, in Ipswich, United Kingdom. It extends the earlier World File by 5 kilograms (11 kilos). That mark additionally belonged to Thompson, who achieved a 135-kilogram (297.7-pound) within the July 2020 World’s Final Strongman (WUS) “Feats of Power Sequence.”
To assist her together with her log carry feat, Thompson donned a lifting belt, knee sleeves, elbow sleeves, and wrist wraps. The athlete shared an Instagram submit that includes her full log carry efficiency. Her profitable lockout with the record-breaking weight could be seen within the fourth video beneath:
Thompson’s output on the 2022 WLLC was so profitable she prolonged her previous World File on her third try of the day. The athlete pressed 137.5 kilograms (303.1 kilos) and, evidently, with extra energy left within the tank, went for the hallowed 140-kilogram determine on her fourth attempt. A assured beaming smile from Thompson as she appeared to attend for a down sign from the official might need instructed an ideal story of the athlete’s emotions in the intervening time.
Earlier than notching her newest World File, Thompson had educated with 2016 Europe’s Strongest Man (ESM) Laurence Shahlaei. Thompson had notably known as her shot throughout a current YouTube train session with Shahlaei, saying she “would break the report, then go for 140 kilograms.”
In a submit on her Instagram, Thompson thanked the previous ESM champ for “at all times believing” in her. In the meantime, the feedback of Thompson’s log carry World File submit function phrases of reward from notable figures in strongman/strongwoman congratulating the athlete for her milestone — together with Paul Smith, Annabelle Chapman, and Lucy Underdown.
Thompson’s new report provides to a noteworthy catalog of accomplishments as a strongwoman. Along with a first-place consequence on the 2018 World’s Strongest Girl (WSW), the athlete was in possession of the strongwoman deadlift World File of 290 kilograms (639.4 kilos). The profitable pull occurred on the October 2020 version of the WUS Feats of Power Sequence. Underdown went on to interrupt that report in the course of the 2022 Britain’s Strongest Girl contest.
Thompson has written that her subsequent aggressive look can be on the 2022 Official Strongman Video games. That competitors will happen on Nov. 11-13, 2022, in Daytona Seashore, FL. In accordance with Strongman Archives, if Thompson finishes on the rostrum, it is going to be her fifth look within the prime three in her final seven contests courting again to December 2018.
Because the pattern dimension of Thompson’s illustrious profession exhibits, something could be potential.
Featured picture: @andreathompson_strongwoman on Instagram