Runita White and Vijai Rahim were among the standout performers of Sunday’s National Senior Powerlifting Championships held at the St Stanislaus College.

If you are a fan of the strength sports, then St Stanislaus College’s auditorium was the place to be on Sunday since some of the best powerlifters in the country took the platform to do battle in what turned out to be a record-breaking day.

When the dust settled following the Senior Championships in which each of the 19 athletes pushed their muscle fibres to the max, Vijai Rahim (male overall winner), and Runita White (female overall winner) emerged as the last man and woman standing.

Rahim lifting in the 74kg class, had wilks points of 557.845 after squatting 267.5kg, bench pressing 172.5 and dead lifting 297.5kg for a total of 737.5kg. His herculean bench press and deadlift were both national records…..

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