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Doug Young (powerlifter)

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Residence  Texas, United States
Height  5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Name  Doug Young
Siblings  Bob Young
Occupation  Powerlifter
Weight  275 lb (125 kg)
Role  Powerlifter
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Full Name  Richard Douglas Young
Born  August 21, 1944 (1944-08-21)
Died  October 7, 2005, Abilene, Texas, United States
Known for  International Powerlifting Federation
Books  High Stakes Poker: The Sky's the Limit

Doug Young (August 21, 1944 – October 7, 2005) was an American national and world powerlifting champion multiple times throughout his career while competing in the 242 lb. and 275 lb. weight classes.


Doug Young (powerlifter) About Me Accomplishments and qualifications

Doug won his third straight world championship title at the 1977 IPF world championships. He posted a 1,956 pound total (699 lb. squat, 545 lb. bench press, and 710 lb. deadlift) while sustaining three broken ribs. Doug is credited with bench of 612 pounds in 1978 while wearing just a t-shirt.

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American football offensive guard Bob Young was his older brother.


On Friday October 7, 2005, in Abilene, Texas, Doug suffered a massive heart attack and died instantly.

Personal Records

  • Squat - 722 pounds (327 kg)
  • Bench press - 612 pounds (278 kg)
  • Deadlift - 738 pounds (335 kg)
  • Total - 2,017 pounds (915 kg)

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