Fitness Express / GAPF / Intermediate & Claude Charles Mem. Powerlifting on today
The Fitness Express sponsored Guyana Amateur Powerlifing Federation (GAPF) Intermediate and Claude Charles Memorial Powerlifting championships are set to ignite the Saint Stanislaus College Auditorium today from 10:00hrs.
Manager/Owner of Fitness Express Jamie Mc Donald handed over the sponsorship cheque for the championships to Secretary of the GAPF Gordon Spencer at the sponsors 47 John and Sheriff Streets, Campbellville, location.
Mc Donald, in presenting the cheque to Spencer noted that his company was once again pleased to be associated with powerlifting, a sport that has been doing Guyana proud consistently over the past five years.
Fitness Express has been a constant supporter of powerlifting ever since it opened its doors for business a few years ago.
Today’s Intermediate competition will feature a number of up and coming stars the likes of Reeaz Latiff, Heathcliff Peters, Tevin Spencer, Rudolph Blackmon, Dalichand Ramdeo, Darius Hinds, Thyron Eusibeo, Denroy Livan, Christopher Richards and Sohail Hussain.
These lifters would have excelled at this year’s Novices competition and would be out to prove that their respective performances will be repeated and even bettered at this higher level.
The tested, tried and proven masters of the sport will face off in the Claude Charles Memorial competition which is being dubbed a clash of gigantic proportions.
Decorated lifters at the local, regional and international levels will through down the gauntlet to each other.
‘Big’ John Edwards, Mark ‘Uno’ Perry, Winston Stoby and Edwin Spencer are some of the stars that will be on show today. Weigh in time is 08:00hrs.
During today’s competitions the GAPF will be presenting Commonwealth Awards to newly crowned Junior National and Commonwealth Deadlift record holders Anis Ade Thomas (83kg class) and Vijai Rahim (59kg class) along with the Masters M1 & M2 Commonwealth/World Deadlift record holder Winston Stoby.