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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A POWERLIFTING Huddersfield mum is celebrating being selected to represent England.
LAHORE: Gujranwala division with 62 points clinched the Punjab Inter-Division Powerlifting title while Lahore division emerge champions in Kick-Boxing Championship here at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall on Wednesday.
LAHORE -- Gujranwala division with 62 points clinched the Punjab Inter-Division Powerlifting title while Lahore division emerge champions in Kick-Boxing Championship here at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall on Wednesday.
LAHORE -- Gujranwala accumulated 62 points to clinch the Punjab Inter-Division Powerlifting title while Lahore emerged champions in kickboxing championship at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall here on Wednesday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian world and Paralympic powerlifting record holder, Siamand Rahman, won the gold medal at the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships underway in Kazakhstan's capital city of Nur-Sultan on Friday.
Summary: Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 13 (ANI): Deepthika Puthran, a powerlifter and fisherman's daughter, was assured of help by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju after she tweeted to him after being selected to participate in Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship in Canada in September this year.
A TAMWORTH man deadlifted almost twice his body weight to qualify for this year's British Powerlifting Championships - despite having broken two bones in his leg and having them pinned back together just five years ago.
Other silver medalists were Maria Theresa Colina (Rhythmic Gymnastics - Hoop), Alden Jimenez (Athletics - 200m run), James Del Rosario (Athletics - 200m run), Lemuel Batiloy (Badminton), Ryan Hasim (Bocce), Anna Ildesa, (Bowling), Cyrus Floyd Losbanes and Lemuel Batiloy (Badminton Doubles) and Joanna Yabes (Powerlifting - 2 medals).
POWERLIFTERS from Loughborough, Shepshed and Hathern were in action in Coalville at the weekend when Coalville based weight lifting club "The Strength Forge" hosted its first powerlifting open competition "I Have the Power".
At the meeting, the further development of Paralympic sports in the country and the world were discussed, as well as details of holding the World Championship in para powerlifting Astana-2019 in 2019 in Kazakhstan were considered.
LAHORE -- Sports Board Punjab (SBP), under the instructions of Secretary Sports Punjab, Nadeem Mehboob, held U-16 boys trials in five games - athletics, hockey, kabaddi, powerlifting and volleyball - at different cities of the province on Thursday.
LAHORE -- Pakistan found another outstanding talent in form of Mustafa Faran Baig, who won two gold medals in classic powerlifting in Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship held at Mangolia.