Representatives of Yamal became prizewinners at the championship of Russia on powerlifting
15:42 12 ноября 2018
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The Russian championship in powerlifting and bench press among blind and visually impaired athletes took place in Sochi on the sports base “Yug Sport”.
The team of Yamal took the second place in the team ranking among men with the result 34 points. The leader of the team, a candidate master of sports of Russia Artyom Tsepelev performed successfully. He won the golden medal in the weight category 100 kg. Now he is preparing for the world championship, which will be held in Egypt. Another athlete from Muravlenko Igor Varlamov became the silver medalist in the weight 90 kg. The fourth and the fifth places respectively were taken by Gennady Pleshkov and Andrey Kondygin from Labytnangi. Denis Smagin and Lyubov Osetrova are coaches of the sportsmen.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” in the department of physical culture and sports, in total sportspeople from 13 Russian regions participated in the competitions.