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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
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dynamophilie
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New Delhi: Four men died and two others, including a national level powerlifter, were injured after their car met with an accident in the early hours on Sunday near Delhi-Haryana border in northwest Delhi, the police said.
Oh that's for filming myself during training to make sure my stance is correct,' says the powerlifter, who is also her own coach most of the time.
KARACHI -- As Pakistan's weightlifting contingent travels to Singapore for the Oceania Classic Championships and Pacific Invitationals, debutant powerlifter Saniha Ghafoor feels it is high time that the country's women make a mark in the sport.
SHE'S a 65-year-old grandma - and world champion powerlifter.
Kavita, on the other hand, is an accomplished powerlifter who won a gold medal for India during the 2016 South Asian games.
AN inspirational solider who was blown up in Afghanistan, losing his legs and leaving him partially blind, is bidding to become a powerlifter for Wales in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Dot Shaw before she began her powerlifting ARECORD-BREAKING powerlifter who could squat more than world boxing champ Anthony Joshua weighs has lost her battle with epilepsy.
A RECORD-BREAKING powerlifter who could squat-lift more than the weight of world boxing champ Anthony Joshua has lost her battle with epilepsy.
A GRAN has become a record-breaking powerlifter, just a few months after taking up the sport.
Her hard work paid off as Medina copped the bronze in the women's singles-class 8 in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, snapping the drought since powerlifter Adeline Dumapong's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Games.
The powerlifter who was representing Iran for the second time at the Paralympics, then requested for the weights to be set at staggering 310 kilograms outside the three scoring competition lifts, and triumphantly repeated his astonishing success for a fourth time.
ParalympicsGB's overall medal tally moved to 15 with silver in the T44 long jump for Stef Reid and bronze medals for Gemma Prescott in the F32 club throw and powerlifter Zoe Newson, while Ireland's first medal was a gold for Jason Smyth - his third in succession - in the T13 100 metres on the athletics track.