Bench Press Strength Standards (Ages 18-39, kg)

40-49 kg | 50-59 kg | 60-69 kg

Bench Press - Adult Men
Kilograms
   
Body Weight Untrained Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite World Record
52 37.5 50.0 60.0 82.5 100.0 199
56 40.0 52.5 62.5 90.0 110.0 207
60 45.0 57.5 70.0 95.0 117.5 211
67 50.0 65.0 77.5 107.5 132.5 229
75 55.0 70.0 85.0 115.0 145.0 245
82 60.0 75.0 90.0 125.0 157.5 253
90 62.5 80.0 97.5 132.5 162.5 277
100 62.5 82.5 102.5 137.5 172.5 280
110 65.0 85.0 105.0 142.5 180.0 305
125 67.5 87.5 107.5 147.5 185.0 307
145 70.0 90.0 112.5 152.5 190.0 320
145+ 72.5 92.5 115.0 155.0 192.5 355
Bench Press - Adult Women
Kilograms
   
Body Weight Untrained Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite World Record
44 22.5 30.0 35.0 42.5 52.5 80
48 25.0 32.5 37.5 45.0 57.5 90
52 27.5 35.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 107
56 30.0 37.5 40.0 52.5 65.0 120
60 32.5 40.0 42.5 57.5 67.5 122
67 35.0 40.0 47.5 62.5 75.0 124
75 37.5 42.5 52.5 65.0 85.0 128
82 37.5 50.0 55.0 72.5 90.0 133
90 40.0 52.5 60.0 75.0 95.0 137
90+ 42.5 55.0 62.5 80.0 100.0 145

In order for these standards to apply, the bar must make contact with the chest above the bottom of the sternum with a momentary pause and be pressed to full elbow extension. See standards in Pounds.

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