Sergei Nikiforov, 71-year old man from Yakutia has become the veterans World Champion in powerlifting after winning the title in Orlando, as seen in benchpress footage filmed on Saturday. The Yakutia retiree won first place at the world championship in powerlifting in a benchpress tournament for veterans. He competed in a category of people weighing up to 82.5 kilograms (182 pounds). Nikiforov... Еще secured the best result and left behind much younger rivals, including a 61-year-old American and a 42-year-old Portuguese man. Sergei Nikiforov is the double world champion, double European champion and silver medalist of the European Championship in powerlifting in his age category.