Weather Forecast

Haggenmiller set a state record in the dead lift in Reno, Nev.

Haggenmiller wins world bench press championship

Email News Alerts

Tom Haggenmiller, owner of Powerworks gym in Perham, won the world bench press championship in his division at the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters World Championships held at The Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nev., November 1-6.


This is the 12th appearance Haggenmiller has made at the world championships. This year's event had over 600 total lifters from 20 countries in attendance at the biggest powerlifting championship in the world.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
(218) 844-1442