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Bench Press and Deadlift Contest

Bench Press and Deadlift Contest

August 23, 2023

Strongest Fairgoers Win in State Fair Bench Press/Deadlift Contest

Participants from across Iowa and the country competed in the Bench Press and Deadlift contest on Saturday, August 19, at the 2023 Iowa State Fair.

Complete results below:


Biggest Male Bench Press - Levi Locke, Ankeny

Best Male Lifter - Michael McQueen, San Antonio, TX

Biggest Male Deadlift - Tristan Brothers, Ames


Biggest Female Bench Press - Kellie Lahart, Iowa City

Best Female Lifter - Kaitlyn Ely, Omaha, NE

Biggest Female Deadlift - Naomi Dalton, Madrid