powerlifting

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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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Replying to the same, the PCI CEO said, "It appears that the name of Sakina Khatun has been inadvertently missed out in the list of names of Powerlifters forwarded to the IOA by PCI.
They all have nicknames stitched on their Bull Stewart's Powerlifters shirts, like Gladiator, Smiley, Warrior, Ghost.
About other powerlifters she might look up to, Rabia says she admires Alyssa Ritchey of the US.
Karachi -- Pakistan Railways Sports Board (PRSB) honoured its two female powerlifters Sniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail at a reception held.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Railways Sports Board (PRSB) honoured its two female powerlifters Sniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail at a reception held here on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD -- Three Pakistani female powerlifters, Saniha Ghafoor, Twinkle Sohail and Sybil Sohail, clean sweeped their respective categories during the Oceania Pacific Powerlifting Championship.
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has applauded Pakistani powerlifters Saniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail on winning eight gold medals at the Oceania Pacific Power Lifting Championship in Singapore.
We've had this image of Pakistan that we can't produce quality female powerlifters, we feel that this championship will certainly change that image,' said Malik.
The 54-year-old Durham grandmother died in June this year and fellow powerlifters have decided to pay tribute to the inspirational athlete.
In reality, bodybuilders may not be able to reach up to the level of powerlifters in terms of strength and how much weight they are able to carry.
Powerlifters Sherif Osman, Randa Mahmoud, and Mohamed El-Dib obtained gold medals in the men's under 59kg weight division, the women's under 86kg, and the men's under 97kg, respectively.
Instead, powerlifters like Daniel do deadlifts, which is simply picking up the bar, squats, and benchpresses.