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Squad Announced For World Para Powerlifting World Cup

British Weight Lifting are pleased to announce the team selected to compete at the 2019 Eger World Para Powerlifting World Cup.

Squad Announced For World Para Powerlifting World Cup

The full squad is as follows:

  • Micky Yule - Mens 80
  • Louise Sugden - Womens 86
  • Olivia Broome - Womens 50
  • Nathaniel Wilding - Mens 72
  • Ali Jawad - Mens 54

Supported by

  • Tom Whittaker (Coach)
  • Ben Richens (Coach)
  • Neil Crosbie (Coach)
  • Katie Collis (Physio)

This event will contribute towards Tokyo 2020 rankings, the qualification period within in which to establish individual athlete top 8 rankings ended next April 2020.

The team selected have all shown consistent form aligned with achieving or defending top 8 rankings at this event.

British Weight Lifting Paralympic Performance Director Tom Whittaker commented, "I am looking forward to this team taking advantage of the European location and generating further momentum ahead of the world championships in July. Each athlete has the potential to demonstrate further progress and this event is perfectly placed and timed with the Worlds in July. The athletes have a fantastic opportunity to lay a marker down and defend later in the year. Each opportunity to improve or defend a Tokyo qualification ranking could be crucial this time next year ahead of the final pre games qualification event in Dubai".

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