Lev Susany

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Lev Susany
184kg bench.jpg
Lev's gold medal bench press of 184kg at the 2013 Commonwealth & Oceania Powerlifting Championships
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born (1988-11-19) 19 November 1988 (age 27)
Brisbane, Australia
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
Sport Powerlifting
Lev Susany
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Men's powerlifting
Silver medal – second place 2014 Asia & Oceania Championships 93 kg division
Gold medal – first place 2013 Commonwealth Championships 83 kg division
Gold medal – first place 2013 Oceania Championships 83 kg division
Gold medal – first place 2012 Oceania Championships 83 kg division
Gold medal – first place 2011 Commonwealth Championships 74 kg division
Gold medal – first place 2010 Oceania Championships 75 kg division
Gold medal – first place 2010 National Championships 75 kg division

Lev Susany (born 19 November 1988) is a former Australian powerlifter who competed in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). He was a member of the Australian Powerlifting Team for 5 years, from 2010 to 2014. He has won numerous Australian, Oceania and Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships over three weight classes (74kg, 83kg and 93kg).

In 2011, Susany was the No. 1 ranked raw junior powerlifter in the world in the men's 74 kg division, and also had the No. 1 ranked bench press in the world. In 2012 and 2013, Susany was the No. 3 ranked raw bench press lifter in the world in the men’s 83kg division. Susany holds numerous National, Oceania and Commonwealth records, and has the highest recorded bench press in his weight division at National, Oceania and Commonwealth level. As of 2015, Susany has broken a total of 33 powerlifting records (7 Commonwealth, 10 Oceania and 16 Australian records) over three weight classes (74kg, 83kg and 93kg). He has been awarded Sportsman of the Year at both The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology, as well as a Full Blues Award at The University of Queensland.

Rankings[edit]

2014

 #4 World IPF Bench Press Ranking - Open Men's 93 kg division

2013

 #3 World IPF Bench Press Ranking - Open Men's 83 kg division

2012

 #3 World IPF Bench Press Ranking - Open Men's 83 kg division

2011

 #1 World IPF Powerlifting Ranking - Junior Men's 74 kg division
 #1 World IPF Bench Press Ranking - Junior Men's 74 kg division
 #1 World IPF Bench Press Ranking - Open Men's 74 kg division

Raw Powerlifting Records[edit]

Lev with the 2012 UQ Sportsman of the Year Trophy
Record Type Age Division Weight Class Weight Date Event
Australian Junior 74 kg division 172.5 kg squat 16 October 2011 SE QLD Autumn Challenge
Australian Junior & Open 74 kg division 155.5 kg bench press 16 December 2011 Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships
Australian Junior 83 kg division 160 kg bench press 27 November 2011 SE QLD Challenge
Australian Open 83 kg division 184 kg bench press 5 December 2013 Commonwealth and Oceania Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships
Australian Open 93 kg division 195.5 kg bench press 3 May 2014 University of Queensland Challenge
Australian Junior 74 kg division 235 kg deadlift 16 October 2011 SE QLD Autumn Challenge
Australian Junior 74 kg division 555 kg total 16 October 2011 SE QLD Autumn Challenge
Oceania Junior & Open 74 kg division 155.5 kg bench press 16 December 2011 Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships
Oceania Junior & Open 74 kg division 155.5 kg bench press only 16 December 2011 Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships
Oceania Open 83 kg division 184 kg bench press only 5 December 2013 Commonwealth and Oceania Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships
Oceania Open 93 kg division 193 kg bench press 9 December 2014 Asia & Oceania Powerlifting & Bench Press Championships
Commonwealth Junior & Open 74 kg division 155.5 kg bench press 16 December 2011 Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships
Commonwealth Junior 74 kg division 155.5 kg bench press only 16 December 2011 Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships
Commonwealth Open 83 kg division 184 kg bench press only 5 December 2013 Commonwealth and Oceania Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships
Commonwealth Open 93 kg division 193 kg bench press 9 December 2014 Asia & Oceania Powerlifting & Bench Press Championships

References[edit]

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