Hitchin and Letchworth Weightlifting Club

It was a successful weekend for the Hitchin and Letchworth Weightlifting Club. Four club members were at the British junior, senior and masters powerlifting championships at Shenley Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes. In the junior section, lifting in the 125k

It was a successful weekend for the Hitchin and Letchworth Weightlifting Club.

Four club members were at the British junior, senior and masters powerlifting championships at Shenley Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes.

In the junior section, lifting in the 125kgs bodyweight class, Ricky Gates was first with a personal best total of 475kgs.

Allen Ottolangui and Doug D'Gama both retained their titles in the Masters one section which is over-40s. Allen was in the 75kgs bodyweight class with a 520kgs total, and Doug in the 90kgs class with a 560kgs total.

In the senior section, Steve Gates took second place in the 82.5kgs bodyweight class with a 567.5kgs total.