The Astor Powerlifting team took part in the Great Britain Junior Powerlifting Championship held at Coventry last weekend and returned with two British Champions.
Andrew Dixon took first place in the 66kg under 20 class with a squat of 175kg, bench press of 97.5kg and a deadlift of 205kg. Also taking first place was David "Diddy" Cridland in the 120kg under 18 class with a squat of 167.5kg, bench of 117.5kg and deadlift of 192.5kg.
The three remaining Astor lifters taking part achieved very respectable second placings with Cameron Keyes in the 84kg under 18 class lifting 172.5 squat, 110kg bench and 215kg deadlift, Liam Wilson In the 105kg under 18 class had a squat of 142.5kg, bench of 100kg and deadlift of 170kg and in the 120kg under 18 class Daniel Fletcher had a best squat of 157.5kg, bench press of 102.5kg and deadlift of 205kg.
A very successful weekend