Tripti Joshi (Editor)

Andy Bolton

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Full Name  Andrew Bolton
Role  Strongman
Nationality  British
Height  1.83 m
Weight  350 lb (160 kg)
Residence  Leeds, United Kingdom
Name  Andy Bolton

Andy Bolton wwwberserkbarbellcomwpcontentuploads201509

Born  22 January 1970 (age 53) (1970-01-22) Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Occupation  Powerlifting, Strongman
Known for  First man to ever deadlift 1,000 lbs.
Similar People  Benedikt Magnusson, Ed Coan, Konstantins Konstantinovs, Eddie Hall, Pavel Tsatsouline

Andy bolton reviews the world deadlift championships 2015

Andrew "Andy" Bolton (born 22 January 1970) is an English powerlifter and strongman who was born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire.


Andy Bolton 10 Questions with Andy Bolton Top International

5 secrets of deadlift by andy bolton 1000lbs deadlifter


Andy Bolton T Nation

Bolton won his first powerlifting competition in 1991 when he was twenty-one years of age, at a local powerlifting event called the BAWLA Yorkshire Junior Championships. Bolton has since competed in the WPO/WPC. He is the current World Powerlifting Organization "world record holder" in the total (1273 kg/2806 lb). Bolton also holds the current WPO world records in the squat (550.5 kg/1213 lb) and was the previous holder of the deadlift (457.5 kg/1008.6 lb), and was the first to demonstrate a deadlift of over a thousand pounds.

Andy Bolton Interview With Deadlift King Andy Bolton

Bolton has also competed in strongman contests. His strongman accomplishments include placing fifth in the 2002 Arnold Strongman Classic.

Andy Bolton Andy Bolton ENG Powerlifter 1st 1000lb Deadlift

Powerlifting official competition records:


  • Squat - 1213 lbs/550.5 kg
  • Bench Press - 771 lbs/350 kg
  • Deadlift - 1008.6 lbs/457.5 kg
  • raw

  • Bench Press - 600.8 lbs/272.5 kg raw
  • Deadlift - 964.5 lbs/437.5 kg
  • Deadlift

    Bolton is best known for being the first man to lift a 1,000 lb. deadlift (equipped) in a powerlifting competition. Bolton appeared in October 2010 at Elizabethtown High School at "The Night of the Living Dead" deadlift competition where he deadlifted 964.5 lbs raw in only a pair of pants and a striking pair of socks.

    In 2012, Bolton published a deadlift training book Deadlift Dynamite in collaboration with Pavel Tsatsouline.


    Andy Bolton Wikipedia