Raw Canadian National Powerlifting Champion – Kafui Hotsonyame

2020 Canadian National Powerlifting Championships

The Canadian National Powerlifting Championships took place March 3rd to 7th 2020. Kafui Hotsonyame competed March 4th in the 83kg weight class. Weighing in at 81.6 kg.

In a tightly contested match up right down to the end Kafui Hotsonyame brought back the gold medal for Team Ontario!

Meet Recap

Squat 1: 240 kg/529.1 lbsBench 1: 160kg/250.74lbsDeadlift 1: 297.5kg655.8lbs
Squat 2: 252.5kg/ 556.6lbsBench 2: 165kg/363.7lbsDeadlift 2: 315kg/694.45lbs
Squat 3: 260kg/573.2 lbsBench 3 363.763 lbsDeadlift 3: missed 332kg/733lbs

Overall total 745 kg/1642.4lbs

Kafui Hotsonyame’s goal for the future is to take back his Deadlift World Record he initially broke at the 2019 World Powerlifting Championships in Sweden.