Sahyuri Lalime, a vegan powerlifter, has won the 2021 Belgian Championships competing in the classic division for the 63kg (kilogram) category. Sahyuri lifted an impressive total of 412.5 kilograms: a 180kg deadlift, 152.5kg squat and 80kg bench press en route to winning the best overall female lifter title for the competition.
A vegetarian for almost 20 years and vegan since 2015, Sahyuri said, “I’m extremely proud to be a vegan powerlifter. Every day I am saving lives – and, hopefully, inspiring others to save lives, too - by proving that you don’t need any animal products to be strong ...”
A hearty congratulations, Sahyuri Lalime, on once again proving robust, healthy bodies are built on plant-based diets. In Divine upliftment, may your stellar example inspire many to adopt the win-win vegan lifestyle.
Supreme Master Ching Hai: “Joyfully present the Shining World Athlete Award to Sahyuri Lalime with love, praises and a big hug. We vegans are mightily proud of you and all other VEG Athletes as you all drive home the true message of benevolent strength, that compassion is the key to wholesome fitness. May God bless you more each of your powerful days to continue your awesome life in peace and success.”