Powerlifters

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Mark Henry
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)

Mark Henry
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Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

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Nathan Jones
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Birthdate: August 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gold Coast, Australia

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Big E Langston
(Is an American Professional Wrestler, Former Powerlifter)

Big E Langston
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Birthdate: March 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States

Ettore Ewen, better known by his ring name, Big E Langston, currently performs for the WWE’s SmackDown. The 290-pound wrestler first gained fame as a footballer at the University of Iowa. He had also been a powerlifter before taking up wrestling. He has also voiced Canon Wulf in Lazor Wulf.

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Miro
(Professional wrestler)

Miro
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Birthdate: December 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plovdiv, People's Republic of Bulgaria

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Franco Columbu
(Bodybuilder, Powerlifter)

Franco Columbu
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Birthdate: August 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ollolai, Italy
Died: August 30, 2019

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Jon Pall Sigmarsson
(One of the Greatest Strongmen of All Time)

Jon Pall Sigmarsson
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Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Died: January 16, 1993
The first person to win the World’s Strongest Man title four times, Icelandic bodybuilder Jon Pall Sigmarsson is remembered for his Herculean strength and his crowd-pulling aggression. He called himself a Viking and would chant at the audience mid-performance. He died of a heart attack while deadlifting in his gym.
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Paul Anderson
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)

Paul Anderson
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Birthdate: October 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toccoa, Georgia, United States
Died: August 15, 1994
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Magnús Ver Magnússon
(Former powerlifter and strongman)

Magnús Ver Magnússon
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Birthdate: April 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Egilsstaðir, Iceland
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Becca Swanson
(Professional wrestler, Powerlifter)

Becca Swanson
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Birthdate: November 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Papillion, Nebraska, United States

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Janae Kroc
(Bodybuilder)

Janae Kroc
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Birthdate: December 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: United States
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Stan Efferding
(Bodybuilder, Powerlifter)

Stan Efferding
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Birthdate: November 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

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Ric Drasin
(Actor, Wrestler)

Ric Drasin
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Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: August 30, 2020
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Mikhail Koklyaev
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)

Mikhail Koklyaev
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Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia

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Gary Taylor
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)

Gary Taylor
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Birthdate: October 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
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B.J. Annis
(Wrestler, Bodybuilder)

B.J. Annis
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Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Siamand Rahman
(Powerlifter)

Siamand Rahman
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Birthdate: March 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oshnavieh, Iran
Died: March 1, 2020

Iranian Paralympic powerlifter Siamand Rahman was not just a 2-time Paralympic champion but had also won the Asian Para Games and the IPC Powerlifting World Championships thrice each. He scripted history by breaking the 300kg barrier but stunned the world with his death due to cardiac arrest at 31.

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Don Reinhoudt
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)

Don Reinhoudt
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Birthdate: March 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brocton, New York, United States

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Bev Francis
(Powerlifter, Shot put player)

Bev Francis
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Birthdate: February 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Lamar Gant
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)

Lamar Gant
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Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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Precious McKenzie
(Weightlifter, Powerlifting)

Precious McKenzie
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Birthdate: June 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
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Majiziya Bhanu
(Body Builder, Power Lifter)

Majiziya Bhanu
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Birthdate: December 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malabar, Kerala, India

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Terry Todd
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)

Terry Todd
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Birthdate: January 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: July 7, 2018
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Derek Boyer
(Powerlifter, Actor)

Derek Boyer
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Birthdate: June 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lautoka, Fiji

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Jessica Buettner
(Powerlifter)

Jessica Buettner
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Birthdate: February 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Canada

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Annie Rivieccio
(Bodybuilder, Weightlifter)

Annie Rivieccio
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Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Georgia, United States

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Jon Cole
(Strongman , Powerlifter)

Jon Cole
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Birthdate: April 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 10, 2013
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Hugh Cassidy
(Powerlifter)

Hugh Cassidy
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Birthdate: December 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

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Amanda Lawrence
(Powerlifter)

Amanda Lawrence
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Birthdate: 1997 AD
Birthplace: United States
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Gael Martin
(Athlete)

Gael Martin
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Birthdate: August 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Gael Martin is a former Australian athlete. She excelled in the shot put and the discus throw and also had a career in powerlifting. She received the bronze medal in women's shot put at the 1984 Summer Olympics, becoming the first Australian to win an Olympic medal in a throwing event. She was coached by Franz Stampfl.