Colin and Barry have the power

Published 21/04/2015 | 00:00

Barry Browne and Colin Power
Barry Browne and Colin Power

The W.D.F.P.F. (World Drug Free Powerlifting Federation) European full power powerlifting championships took place at the Worx gym in Gorey lasts weekend where powerlifters from all over Europe came to compete.

Two powerlifters from Wexford, representing Ireland, came away with top honours of gold and silver medals from the championships.

Colin Power from Davidstown won gold in the -110 kgs. Category, beating off some very strong competition from Malta, England, France and Italy.

Barry Browne from Foulksmills took silver in the -90 kgs. M1 category, just losing out to the world champion from France who set a world record benchpress.

Colin and Barry will now go on to represent Ireland in the world championships in Telford in England at the end of June.

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