2004 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd prize

Lene Esthave

09 November, 2003

Participants in the Men's World Powerlifting Championships. Daisuke Midote (Japan), third in +125kg class, total lift 1,032.5kg. The competition was divided into 11 weight classes, with the lightest contestant weighing 50kg and the heaviest 214kg. Players are ranked according to 'total lift' - the sum of a number of lifts in different positions. Overall champion, according to a formula that relates body weight to individual lifts, was Olech Jaroslaw (Poland).

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Lene Esthave

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