I am a 70-year-old grandpa but additionally an 11-time world champion bodybuilder
AN 11-time bodybuilding world champion is redefining father time as younger admirers dub him “the usual” within the sport.
At 70 years outdated, Russian bodybuilder Aleksandr Yashankin continues to smash information, mesmerizing followers and judges throughout his newest regional contest look.
This week, Yashankin shared highlights from his newest victory, posting on Instagram: “The long-awaited jubilee fortieth victory on the championships and cups of Russia!”
He even challenged weightlifters to interrupt his document of competing and successful a title at age 70, “Possibly there are individuals who wish to break the document?!” Yashankin wrote in Russian.
A number of admirers known as Yashankin’s achievement “spectacular and breaking stereotypes.”
“San Sergeych, congratulations!!! On this universe, it’s unlikely that anybody can repeat it,” one individual wrote in Russian.
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A second fan commented: “You’re a normal, a star named the Solar! Wangyu, there’ll by no means be such individuals within the universe.
“Congratulations from the underside of my coronary heart, the one information that pleases.”
“Nobody in our age will ever repeat your document my Brother,” commented one other individual.
In the meantime, one individual laughed at Yashankin’s problem, saying different bodybuilders retired lengthy earlier than they attain 70.
“All rivals have lengthy been blown away in retirement. On the Web they present some bearded man of 60 years outdated,” the fan wrote.
Yashankin’s record of accolades continues to develop, having beforehand received 11 world championships and 36 regional titles in Russia.
He received titles courting again to 1993 in Spain, Poland, Turkey, Slovakia, Hungary, Mexico, Dominican Republic and the Czech Republic, amongst different nations.
In 2016, he was voted the perfect health coach in Ekaterinburg.
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