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2014 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS & PACIFIC INVITATIONAL AT THE FITNESS & HEALTH EXPO (14/04/2014)
40,000 spectators over 3 days & a packed Powerlifting stadium made the 2014 Australian Raw Championships surely the greatest event ever in Australian Powerlifting history. With the Pacific Invitational international event on Day 2, 7 World Records & an uncountable number of Australian Records were broken.
holder, the other WR man, Nghiep Luu, this time dropping the 273kg. necessary for another Record. However the best Australian male lifter was Stephen Pritchard, trimmed down frlom Superheavyweight to 120kg. & coming through with World Masters Records of 315kg. Squat & 835kg Total. Not far behind the veteran was the face of the future, Junior Cameron McKenzie, whose 813kg. Total included a World Junior Record Deadlift of 340kg.
AUSTRALIANS AT THE ARNOLDS (10/03/2014)
Three Australians trekked to Columbus Ohio for the USA’s largest multi-sport event, the Arnold Sports Festival. There Amir Fazeli starred with 672.5kg. Total & second place in the 83kg. class. Amir completed an Australian Record 307.5kg. Deadlift & even got 313kg. Word Record going in front of a packed house.
2013 OCEANIA & COMMONWEALTH CHAMPIONSHIPS (31/12/2013)
461 lifters, five days & 20 World Records was the score after one of the largest meets in Powerlifting history was held in Auckland, New Zealand December 4 −8. There a combined Oceania & Commonwealth Championships was held for the first time, with teams from five continents contesting a seemingly endless number of titles.
2014 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE AUSTRALIAN FITNESS & HEALTH EXPO (29/10/2013)
April 4 −6 will mark another milestone for Powerlifting Australia, as we will be showcased for 3 complete days at The Australian Fitness & Health Expo, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest Fitness show!
THE NEW ELEIKO AUSTRALIA JOINS WITH POWERLIFTING AUSTRALIA (5/10/2013)
The World’s leading supplier of Powerlifting equipment, Eleiko Sport of Sweden, has appointed a new exclusive distributor in Australia — Leisure Concepts Australia Pty. Ltd. Leisure Concepts is quality supplier to the fitness industry & has now partnered with PA to develop Powerlifting Australia-wide.
AUSSIE ANTHEM PLAYS IN CHINA AT THE BLIND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (19/09/2013)
A historic event took place in the world of Powerlifting on September 8-14 -- China hosted their first ever Powerlifting World Championship. This was the IBSA Blind World Powerlifting Championships, held in the capital city of Beijing.
Phil Menzie and Lepeka "Peks" Nanai, represented Australia, with impressive results. Phil an M1 athlete, won his age and weight division with 442.5kg. and finished 5th in the Open 75kg division.
Defending World Champion Peks demoralized his opposition and finished as World Champion for the second year in a row in the Open 125kg. class. Peks, truly a crowd favourite, Bench Pressed a spectacular World Record of 200kgs and finished with a World Record Total of 725kgs.
Now Australian Blind Powerlifters look forward to gearing up for their next milestone, the multi-sport Blind World Games in 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. There Peks will be chasing 3 World titles in a row and will lead our growing band of Blind lifters.
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