Meet Varya Akulova: a child who could lift hundreds of pounds of weight. Here is how she looks now
Some people are born with gifts that not many people have. Other people have to work hard for some things that others are born with and strength is one of those things. People work out for hours in a gym to increase their strength.
However, in the world of power lifting, some names are famous for been child prodigies like Richard Sandrak. There is a women counterpart for Richard, a girl who was known as the strongest girl in world for quite some time. Meet Varya Akulova.
1 Meet Varya Akulova
Varya Akulova was born in Krivoy Rog in Ukraine on 10th January, 1992; and started picking weights from the age of four years. She was instantly recognized as a child prodigy and by the age of seven, she started participating in power lifting competitions. Her parents encouraged her talent and at the age of 8, she set a Guinness world record by lifting 220 pounds.
She was genetically gifted as her dad Uri was in circus and worked as a strongman. The two worked as a duo and appeared in many talent shows on TV. Varya was not only incredibly strong, but she was also gifted with flexibility. And she became a talented acrobat as well. It seemed like she was destined for greatness and fame was just starting for her.