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Deuce Gruden wins international powerlifting title

Make that two world titles for the Gruden family.

Jon "Deuce" Gruden II, oldest of the former Bucs coach's three boys, won a gold medal Monday in the juniors 83-kilogram (183 pounds) division at the IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

ESPN's Neeta Sreekanth tweeted photos from Gruden's triumph. Among his lifts: a bench press of nearly 419 pounds. Complete results weren't immediately available.

His parents, including mom Cindy, attended the event.

Here's our recent story on Gruden, a former multi-position football standout at Carrollwood Day who now serves as a strength-and-conditioning assistant for his Uncle Jay with the Washington Redskins.

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