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Kyrgyzstani takes 2nd place at World Powerlifting Championship

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.