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Denison Student Wins Powerlifting World Championship

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ORLANDO, FL. -- Denison student Kailey Jones just keeps adding championships, this time it's a world championship.

Friday morning, Jones won the 84 kilogram class with a total of 490 kilograms lifted at the 2017 IPF World Juniors and Sub-Juniors Championships in Orlando, Florida. If you're keeping track at home, that is an astonishing 1,080 pounds. 

Jones, one of three USA sub-juniors to claim a world championship, adds this title to her state and national championship collection.

(Photos courtesy Denison Athletic Booster Club)