UW-La Crosse student breaks powerlifting world record

Andy Askow broke the record for his age and weight class for the squat during the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Powerlifting World Championships in Salo, Finland.

The IPF posted a video to its Facebook page, showing the 340.5kg Junior World Record in the Junior 120+kg class. Scroll down to see the video.

The IPF Classic Powerlifting World Championships runs through June 14. Click here for the schedule of events.