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pow·er·lift·ing

 (pou′ər-lĭf′tĭng)
n.
Competitive weightlifting in which participants perform the squat, dead lift, and bench press.

powerlifting

(ˈpaʊəˌlɪftɪŋ)
n
(Weightlifting) a form of weightlifting in which contestants compete in the dead lift, squat, and bench press
ˈpowerˌlifter n
Translations
dynamophilie
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In 1991 Ms Wolsey, who was a professional powerlifter, was competing in the World Powerlifting Championships in New Delhi and struggling to adjust to the 110degF (43degC) heat.
The ex-serviceman, who is a world champion powerlifter, said: "It's 33 years since the conflict and I think it's good for the people who fought against each other to come together and talk about what happened.
Lisa challenged herself to compete in the Powerlifting Championships last April and in just eight weeks she went from presenter to pro powerlifter.
CHAMPION powerlifter Andrew Richardson has already conquered a host of sporting achievements but now he has a new challenge.
It was a sweet personal triumph for veteran powerlifter Al Beloushi, who underwent three operations after being injured during the London Paralympics in 2012.
Competitive powerlifter Tanya Bull said there had been a huge increase since she started powerlifting.
Other winners on the night included Hudders-eld Town manager Chris Powell - e FA Coach of the Year, England cricketer Moeen Ali - e Lycamobile Sportsman of the Year, artistic gymnast Rebecca Downie - e Sporting Equals Sportswoman of the Year, and Paralympic powerlifter Ali Jawad - the UK Sport Inspirational Performance of the Year Award.
Powerlifter of Kyrgyzstan Esen Kaliyev performed at the Asian Games in Incheon (South Korea).
They also met 13-year-old swimming bronze medallist Erraid Davies and powerlifter Micky Yule, from Musselburgh, who lost his legs serving in Afghanistan.
Chaudhary was sent home on Monday night and the reason chef- de- mission Raj Singh gave was that the powerlifter had to be with his ailing father so he requested to return home.
Champion powerlifter Andy, 34, said: "I got a call from a friend whose sister had seen my Facebook post and said the van was sitting outside her at.
A DURHAM powerlifter was won bronze and silver medals at the World Championships.