Kyrgyzstani took the 2nd place at the World Powerlifting Championship (IPF version). The International Powerlifting Federation reported.
The competitions are held on June 6-17 in Calgary (Canada). At least 8 athletes competed in Masters 2 age group in the weight category up to 74 kilograms. The Kyrgyz Alymbek Rakhimov in the bench press mastered 152.5 kg, in squatting — 200, in deadlift — 227.5 kg. The overall result was 580 kilograms.
The champion in this weight was the Japanese Ito Takayuki, who lifted 582.5 kg as the sum of three exercises.