Doug Hepburn (Canada): Vancouver, 1954
August 1954, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Legendary Canadian heavyweight Douglas Hepburn wins the 90+kg class of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games at the Exhibition Gardens, Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver.
Hepburn finished with a new Games record, 470kg in total (167.5+135+167.5) and won the title of a heavyweight champion of the tournament.
Douglas Hepburn is a cult strongman figure in the history of Iron Game. Here are some of his strength PB’s:
- Press: 381
- Snatch: 300
- C&J: 383
- Bench: 545*
- Squat: 750
- Deadlift: 705
- Press f/rack: 445
- Push Press: 445