Third grader sets state record in Powerlifting


Abby Toro participated in the USA Powerlifting 2016 New Orleans Invitational. She won a First Place Medal and was the star of the powerlifting meet. Lifters ranged from age 8-62. Abby’s dad Derek Toro was her coach and did an excellent job preparing Abby for the meet.

Abby totals were:
Squat 38.6
Bench 28
Dead lift 71.6

She lifted 93 at the end she got it up but got two red lights because she hesitated. Her total for the day was 138.2. Abby set the record for squat, bench, deadlift and total record for the 40kg Y-1 Division for Louisiana. Abby is in 3rd Grade at Provencal Elementary.