Doyle Kenady

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Doyle Kenady
Born (1948-08-29)29 August 1948
United States United States
Died 3 February 1999(1999-02-03) (aged 50)
Occupation Powerlifter, Strongman
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 315 lb. (142 kg)
Competition record
Representing  United States
World's Strongest Man
7th 1983 World's Strongest Man
Representing  United States
IPF World Games[1]
Gold medal – first place 1981 +110kg
IPF World Powerlifting Championships[2]
2nd 1974 +110kg
1st 1978 +110kg
1st 1980 +110kg
AAU US National Powerlifting Championships[3]
3rd 1975 +110kg
2nd 1976 +110kg
1st 1978 +125kg
USPF National Powerlifting Championships[4]
1st 1980 +110kg
2nd 1981 +110kg
2nd 1983 +125kg
2nd 1985 +125kg

Doyle Kenady is a former world champion powerlifter and strongman competitor from the United States.[5] Doyle is best known for winning the IPF World Powerlifting Championships in 1978 and 1980 in the +110 kg weight class. Doyle Kenady broke the world record in the deadlift at the 1986 Budweiser World Recorder Breakers Meet Deadlifting a 903-pound World Record on April 6, 1986 in a deadlift suit. It was the first 900+ pound deadlift in front of international judges [6][7] Doyle competed in the 1983 World's Strongest Man contest in Christchurch, New Zealand, finishing in 7th place overall.