Determination, dedication and consistency were shown by the athletes when the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPLF) held its RAW National championships on Sunday last the Saint Stanislaus College, Brickdam.
A number of records tumbled at the event which saw Carlos Petterson-Griffith and Natoya Robinson taking the Overall Male and Female titles, respectively. IPF/NAPF gold medalist Petterson-Griffith set new records in the 93kg Open class, squatting 305kg, Deadlifted 345kg, Bench Pressed 160kg for a Total of 810kg which is also a new record.
Robinson has all four national records in the 84+kg Class. She Squatted 165.5kg; Bench Pressed 92.5kg and Dead Lifted 195.5kg for a Total of 453.5kg. Lisa Oudit broke the Benchpress (61.5kg) and Deadlift (150.5kg) records in the 84kg Class.
Noel Cummings had a best Squat of 130kg, Benchpress of 92.5kg and a Deadlift of 167.5kg to earn a total of 390kg in the Masters 66kg class; all being new national records. Lifting in the 66kg class, Romario Gonsalves set new national junior records when he Squatted 215kg and Deadlift 245kg. His Total of 567.5kg is also a new record.
Ramzan Mohamed currently holds the records for the 120kg division with a best Squat of192.5kg, Benchpress of 120kg and best Deadlift of190 kg; a Total of 502.5 kg. Vijai Rahim set a new record in the 66kg Open category when he Squatted 220kg and Deadlift 287.5 kg.
Another record breaking feat was achieved by Hardat Tarson in the 83kg division with a best Squat of 230kg and best Deadlift of 267.5 kg. He also Benchpressed 140 kg to earn a Total of 637.5 kg.
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