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Powerlifting Training Squad, West Midlands- Lifts 1

by Paralympic Reporter: Powerlifting

On Saturday 9th April 2011, WinkBall video reporters, Daniel, Chiara, Joanna and Jim were at the West Midland Powerlifting Gym in Brierly Hill to speak with the members of Team GB Powerliftng Squad. Its purpose is to bring together all (amateur) Weightlifters into a united self-governing body. London being awarded the 2012 Olympic Games presents British Weight Lifting a once in lifetime opportunity to return to being a performance force, whereby British athletes are competitive at World level. However this requires all parties to work with each other to share the vision and ensure there is a lasting legacy from London 2012.
We asked the young weightlifters, powerlifters, coaches and staff about: Team GB in 2012, what they love about the sport, their training programme and much much more.

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