Meet the 78-year-old female weightlifter breaking world records

ByMichael Koenigs & Elie Sokoloff Localish logo
Monday, March 8, 2021
78-year-old lifts over 400lbs
Nora Langdon, 78-years young, holds 19 world records and can bench over 200 lbs.

NEW YORK -- Nora Langdon is no ordinary grandma unless your grandma can bench over 200 lbs and squat double her weight!

At 78 years old, Nora is still pushing the boundaries of her body. Since starting her weightlifting career in 2007, Nora has competed in 22 powerlifting meets and has won 20 of them. While most septuagenarians are settling down and retiring, Nora is gearing up to be in the best shape of her life. How's that for beating the odds!

You can find Nora in the gym or at her Instagram, @jazzienora, where she asks, "Dont wish your girlfriend could squat like Me?

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