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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We took a team of 60 powerlifters ranging from 15-75 years old to the competition, the largest squad ever for a British team.
My first competition was in November 2004 and we each won a prize and we realised we were not rowers but powerlifters.
The first two golds on the penultimate day of competition, meanwhile, went to Nigeria's women powerlifters with Esther Oyema topping the women's lightweight category and Loveline Obiji the heavyweight, both with world record heaves.
Durham Powerlifters are a thriving club and are set to host the British Bench Press Championships.
We have a lot of talented powerlifters in the gym and they spotted him straight away and were helping him with his technique.
There was delay on the part of the athletes too as the calendar is issued much earlier but the powerlifters chose to wait till the very late and the Visa Facilitation Services take 15 days time to process application.
APAIR of super strong powerlifters are breaking records ahead of the British Championships next year.
The study included almost 700 former Swedish wrestlers, weightlifters, powerlifters and throwers who competed at the elite level sometime
The 15-member UAE team contains 11 track and field athletes, two shooters and two powerlifters.
Two wheelchair-using powerlifters - one a bronze medal winner at the Beijing Games - and a trainer have been accused of a series of charges, including sexual assault and voyeurism, following complaints by two girls and two women in Antrim.
KABUL (PAN): Powerlifters were among 27 athletes who received membership of the National Powerlifting Committee and several medal-winners were honoured in the capital Kabul on Monday.
Competing against, amongst others, powerlifters from the USA, Canada and the former Soviet republics, Dew produced two personal bests in the three-lift competition to achieve a combined total of 580 kg.