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The King’s Academy’s Joy Lyon Sets New SPF World Records
Joy Lynn Lyon competed in the Southern Powerlifting Federation Record Breakers Meet at the Glenstone Lodge in Gatlinburg.
Joy won the Women’s Raw Division in the Push/Pull competition. The Push/Pull is the Bench Press and Deadlift.
Joy’s Bench was 140lbs which is an SPF World Record and personal best. She made all 3 of her lifts – 125lbs, 135lbs, & 140lbs.
Joy’s Deadlift was 290lbs. She made all three of her lifts – 250lbs, 275lbs, and 290lbs.
Overall Joy won the Push/Pull Competition with a 440lb total which is an SPF World Record.
Joy currently holds 6 SPF world recorders in 2 different weight classes and 7 SPF state recorders.
Said Joy, “After my last meet I was so glad I competed in this meet. I bombed the one in the summer. Coach “K” and I just went back to work and it paid off. This was by far the biggest meet that I have ever competed in; (There were over 80 lifters) I was so nervous but it worked out well. My family being there really helped.”
Said Coach “K”, “Joy really blew it away. I was feeling for her. I wasn’t expecting that many lifters and the crowd was huge. You sure have to be both strong mentally and physically to do what she did. I am so proud of her. She truly is an incredible young lady.”