Who is Alexander?Alexander holds World Records in both Classic (Raw) and Equipped powerlifting, he has won 2 World- and 5 European Junior Championships. As a Powerlifting Coach he has contributed to 52 international medals, and acts as Coach for the Swedish Sub Junior and Junior development team. Fast Facts: Full name: Alexander Eriksson Age: 23 Club/country: Sundbybergs TK, Sweden Sport: Powerlifing, Equipped and Raw Weight category: -74kg Occupation: Industrial Engineering student and Powerlifting Coach.
The interview1: So Alexander, tell us a little bit about how long have you been lifting and what kind of results you managed on international and national competitions? I have been lifting competitively since 2011 where I started as a Sub Junior lifter (-18), already a year later I got to represent Sweden at the Sub Junior worlds where I took a bronze medal. From there on its been many ups and down, but I have always kept my goals in sight. 2017 I ended my last year as a Junior (-23) lifter and got away with the following:
- 2x World Junior Champion
- time runner up and 1 time bronze medallist at the Junior Worlds
- 5x European Junior Champion
- Nordic Champion
- 4x Open Swedish Champion