17 national records broken at powerlifting c/ships

Squat Master! Frank Tucker squatted 230kg on Sunday to set a new National Master’s Three record in the 105kg division.

Rahim was the male overall unequipped winner, his Hardcore Gym mate, Hardat Tarson was the male overall equipped winner and Babb of Tower Gym, the female overall unequipped winner defeating her sister Blossom in the process.

Powerlifting is made up of three lifts, the squat, bench press and deadlift with the winner of each weight category posting the biggest total in kilos.

The competition which was run by the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) in conjunction with Fitness Express, Dyna’s Embroidery and others, was used a yardstick to select athletes for international competitions next year. The GAPF will kick start next season’s local calendar with the traditional novice competition in early February.

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