Local lifter shines at Nationals

Harcourt powerlifter Hugh Finlay shone in his first National Powerlifting Championships event held in Melbourne last Saturday December 12. 
Finlay lifted in the over 60 years Division, weighing in at 85kgs. 
He was successful in all nine of his attempts and finished with the impressive lifts of 137kgs for his squat, 82 kgs for his bench press and a whopping 175kgs for his deadlift!
“Hugh has been training with us at Real Strength Studio in Castlemaine for the last 18 months and has made impressive progress,” said his coach Dean Mawby.

Lisa Dennis
Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.