On March, 28, Mogilev weight-lifter Vitaly Sitnikov set new world record in extreme weight-lifting. During 3 hours he had lifted the weight of 40 kg for 862 times without putting it on the ground.
The athlete has been taking part in competitions on weight-lifting since 1997. Four times he has won in dash exercise in inter-branch spartakiads organized by trade unions. Besides, he has set 13 world records in extreme weight-lifting. For today that is one of the highest results among the active world records men in this kind of sport.
Vitaly Sitnikov works as electric welder at Mogilev Metallurgical Plant. For the first time he lifted the weight in 1995. As a rule, he trains at home.