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Last Updated: Tuesday July 06 2010 07:44 GMT

Boy could have weight-lift record

Photography: Mahbub Khan

A British schoolboy looks like he could be the world's strongest 12-year-old after lifting a whopping 140kg - that's about the weight of two grown men!

Kyle, from Coventry, appears to have smashed the old record by more than 30kg at a bodybuilding event on Sunday.

He started his hobby two years ago and trains in the gym four times a week. He's also pretty tall, towering above his mates at 1.7m!

Kyle hopes to compete in the Olympics when he's older.

He said: "It feels sensational... it's not something many 12-year-olds can say they've achieved."

Photography: Mahbub Khan

Kyle started kickboxing when he was four and became a black belt by the age of nine.

Kyle's dad used to be a professional bodybuilder. He says Kyle's legs are so muscular that he can't even cross his legs!