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Micky Yule sets new international personal best on his way to European gold

British para-powerlifting athlete Micky Yule set a new personal best on the international platform on Thursday (26th November) on his way to European gold at the IPC Powerlifting European Championships in Hungary. 

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Ali Jawad wins gold at IPC Powerlifting European Championships

Ali Jawad stormed to success on day two (Wednesday 25th November) of the 2015 IPC Powerlifting European Championships in Hungary, producing a flawless display in the Men’s 65kg class to claim European gold and silver in the Open competition.

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Zoe Newson proves the comeback queen at IPC Powerlifting European Championships

Zoe Newson proved the comeback queen on the opening day (Tuesday 24th November) at the IPC 2015 European Championships in Hungary, winning silver in the European competition and bronze in the Open on her return to the sport.

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Yule PB at IPC Powerlifting Asia Open Championships moves him into qualifying place for Rio 2016

Micky Yule finished in fifth place at the competition and is now ranked eighth in the IPC world rankings for his weight category.

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New talent ID initiative launched for para-powerlifting

Following on from the success of the Golden Chance female athlete programme launched in January, British Weight Lifting is extending its talent search initiative to find para-powerlifting stars of the future.

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IPC Powerlifting World Champion Ali Jawad retains British title with 195kg lift

Current IPC Powerlifting World Champion Ali Jawad retained his British title last weekend at the British Para-Powerlifting Championships held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

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Outstanding performances at the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Open Americas Championships deliver two golds

First place finishes for Great Britain’s Ali Jawad and Micky Yule whilst Natalie Blake took silver.

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British Para-Powerlifting Championships set to return to Ricoh Arena

Tickets now on sale for the sport’s biggest national competition, which will take place in Coventry on 27-28 June.

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GB powerlifters set for final major competition of 2014

GB athletes are preparing for the UK Para-Powerlifting Open, the leading competition for disability bench press in the UK, which takes place on Sunday December 7 at Middlesex University.

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British Weight Lifting launches new participation initiative for para powerlifting in London

British Weight Lifting, the national governing body (NGB) responsible for Olympic Weightlifting and Paralympic powerlifting, has today announced its plans for a new scheme aimed at increasing the number of para powerlifting athletes competing in the UK.

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