Powerlifter Tiffany Chapon is known for her incredible lifts, and once again, she has managed to post a record-breaking performance at the 2022 FFForce French Nationals, which took place on March 19, 2022, in Albi, France. Tiffany also managed to unofficially exceed two All-time Raw World Records in the squat and total events in the 47 kg weight class.
Tiffany Chapon’s heaviest squat came out to be 155 kg (341.7 lbs), which is 2 kg (4.4 lbs) heavier than the current IPF World Record, which is also held by her. Tiffany set the record at the 2021 EPF European Classic Powerlifting Championships. This means that Tiffany Chapon performed the heaviest squat in the history of the 47 kg weight class.
Tiffany’s total for the competition was 418 kg (921.5 lbs), which is also 10.5 kg (23.1 lbs) heavier than the current IPF World Record, which is held by Wei-Ling Chen. Wei-Ling set the record at the 2015 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships. Tiffany Chapon’s Total is also the heaviest in the history of the 47 kg weight class.
You can watch all of Tiffany’s lifts here:
Tiffany Chapon’s Full Performance
Tiffany’s bodyweight for this competition was 46.9 kg (103.4 lbs). In addition, Tiffany improved all of her competition PRs at this competition.
- 147.5 kg (325. 2 lbs)
- 155 kg (341.7 lbs) – U47 French Record & All-Time Heaviest Squat
- 160 kg (352.7 lbs) – Unsuccessful
- 87.5 kg (192.9 lbs)
- 93 kg (205 lbs) – U47 French Record
- 96 kg (211.6 lbs) – Unsuccessful
- 155 kg (341.7 lbs)
- 165 kg (363.8 lbs)
- 170 kg (374.8 lbs) – U47 French Record
Total – 418kig (921.5 lbs) – U47 French Record & All-Time Heaviest Total
Tiffany Chapon’s Career
At 20-years-old, Tiffany Chapon is one of the greatest rising stars in the sport of powerlifting. Her first sanctioned competition was in December 2020, and in just over one year of being in the sport, Tiffany has managed to claim multiple records. She has also taken part in 8 sanctioned competitions and has won 6 of them.
This is Tiffany Chapon’s second career win at the FFForce French Nationals, as she also won it last year. She now holds eight French national records. Tiffany managed to do this by claiming all records in both the 43 kg and 47 kg weight classes. She also holds the U47 Official IPF World Record and is the 2021 World and European Champion.
Tiffany Chapon’s next competition will be the 2022 IPF World Classic Championships, which will take place from June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa. At this competition, Tiffany will attempt to make these World Records official and potentially improve them even further.