Ireland’s belter at records..
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