Man Breaks Weightlifting Record ... at 91

Sy Perlis benches 187.2 pounds

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 14, 2013 8:26 AM CDT

(Newser) – He's from the city of Surprise, Arizona, and that's just what Sy Perlis did. Bench-pressing 187.2 pounds, the 91-year-old smashed the previous world record for over-90s—135 pounds—during a competition in Phoenix on Saturday. Perlis didn't even begin lifting weights... More »

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