Man Sets Record for Most Bench Presses...Under Water

Watch swimmer Gerald Rioual perform a record-setting chest workout underwater.


Former professional swimmer Gerald Rioual has broken the Guinness World Record for consecutive underwater Bench Presses.

The Daily Mail UK reported that, in the ocean off the island of Martinique, the Frenchman performed 36 total reps with 110 pounds—without breathing assistance.

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Marcello Paredo of Italy formerly held the record with 20 reps of 110 pounds in 2010.


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