Top 10 Best Powerlifters of All Time

10. Benedikt Magnusson

Benedikt Magnusson

At number 10 in the list of top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Benedikt Magnusson from Iceland. He is a strongman competitor and a powerlifter who previously held the record for the highest deadlift until Eddie Hall surpassed him. He still is the world record holder for the raw deadlift of 1015 lb.

09. Mikhail Koklyaev

Mikhail Koklyaev

At number 9 in the list of the top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Mikhail Koklyaev from Russia. He is a national weightlifting champion, a powerlifter, and a strongman competitor. 

08. Eddie Hall

Eddie Hall

At number 8 in the list of top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Eddie Hall from England. He has won Britain’s Strongest Man three times, UK’s Strongest Man five times, and England’s Strongest Man twice. 

07. Andy Bolton

Andy Bolton

At number 7, we have Andy Bolton from England. He is three times WPC World Powerlifting Champion and a strongman. He is the first person to lift 1000 pounds in the deadlift, has the record for the fourth-highest squat of all time (1213.63), and third-highest three lift total of 2806.34.

06. Brian Siders

Brian Siders 

At number 6 in the list of top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Brian Siders from the USA. He is a two-time World Champion and five times National Champion powerlifter, Brian is also a regular face in the strongman competitions. He is often considered the strongest ever when it comes to pressing movements.

05. Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson

At number 5 in the list of top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Paul Anderson from the USA. He is often considered one of the strongest men in recorded history for his record of “greatest weight ever raised by a human being” when he raised a humongous 6270 pounds on his back. 

04. Bill Kazmaier

Bill Kazmaier

At number 4 in the list of top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Bill Kazmaier from the USA. He is one of the greatest competitors of all time when it comes to strength competitions. 

03. Mark Henry

Mark Henry

At number 3, we have Mark Henry. Ever since he was a teenager, he has been among the strongest in his age group. As a powerlifter, he has won WDFPF World Championship and USA National Championship twice. 

02. Zydrunas Savickas

Zydrunas Savickas

At number 2 in the list of the top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Zydrunas Savickas from Lithuania. He is often considered one of the strongest persons of all time. He has won the Arnold Strongman competition 8 times, Lithuanian Strongest man 11 times, and Europe’s Strongest thrice. Also, his 880 pounds squat, 900-pound deadlift, and 629 pounds bench are his country’s records.

01. Ed Coan

Ed Coan

At number 1 in the list of top 10 best powerlifters of all time, we have Ed Coan from the USA. Ed Coan is widely regarded as one of the greatest strongmen of all time and the best when it comes to “pound for pound.”