Ire­land’s bel­ter at records..

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS -

Nor­ris Mcwhirter and Paul Mccart­ney 81 years and he was made a life mem­ber in 1961 af­ter 25 years. The long­est frame in a pro­fes­sional snooker match came on April 12 this year when Ire­land’s Fer­gal O’brien and Bri­tain’s David Gil­bert played a de­cid­ing frame last­ing 2 hours, 3 min, 41 sec­onds in the fi­nal qual­i­fy­ing round of the World

Cham­pi­onship in Sh­effield. O’brien won the pro­longed safety bat­tle frame 73-46 and the match 10-9.

The great­est Ir­ish record holder of them all is Ea­monn Keane who has set mul­ti­ple new stan­dards at the Louis­burgh Gym in Louis­burgh, Co Mayo.

On May 31, 2012, he took the record for the most weight lifted in arm curls in one hour to an in­cred­i­ble 50,320 kg. He also has the record for lift­ing the most weight in arm curls in one minute, a huge 3,600 kg, set on Novem­ber 18, 2012.

And eight months later he set a new record for the heav­i­est dead­lift in one hour, 115,360kg. He also has the record for the heav­i­est dead­lift in one minute, 5,520 kg.

The Ir­ish mus­cle man al­ready had the record for the heav­i­est weight lifted in a one hour bench press ses­sion which he has held since 2003.

Lift­ing in the World Gym, Ma­rina del Ray, Cal­i­for­nia, he achieved an in­cred­i­ble ac­cu­mu­la­tive weight of 138,480kg.

His other as­ton­ish­ing list of records in­clude:

The heav­i­est weight lifted by bench press in one minute, 6,960 kg, set in Louis­burgh in 2012.

The great­est weight lifted by stand­ing bar­bell press in one hour is 68,500 kg achieved in 2012.

The great­est weight lifted by stand­ing bar­bell press in one hour is 68,500 kg.

The most weight lifted by bar­bell press stand­ing in one minute is 4,000kg.

The most weight lifted by bar­bell rows in one hour, 126,720kg.

The most weight lifted by bar­bell rows in one minute, 4,700kg Fer­gal O’brien Ea­monn Keane

news@irish­mir­ror.ie

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Ireland

© PressReader. All rights reserved.