Team lifts for gold at state ti­tles

Bayside and Northern Suburbs Star - - NEWS -

SEVEN weightlifters from a Zillmere-based club won gold medals in the re­cent Queens­land Weightlift­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (QWA) State ti­tles.

They are mem­bers of the North Bris­bane Weightlift­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (NBWA), also known as the Honey­bad­gers.

The com­pe­ti­tion at­tracted 31 women and 27 men aged 35 to 70-plus.

Com­pet­ing were Julie Davis in the 65-69 years 53kg cat­e­gory, Colleen Du­plock in 60-64 years 58 kg cat­e­gory, Linda Sk­er­man in 50-54 years 69kg cat­e­gory, Tina Red­mond in 40-44 years 90kg+ cat­e­gory, Justine Winch­ester in 40-44 years 58kg cat­e­gory, Clint Winch­ester in 45-49 years 69kg cat­e­gory and Lo­gan Poon in 35-39 years 69kg cat­e­gory.

All will now com­pete on the Gold Coast next month in the 2017 Masters Weightlift­ing Ocea­nias, Pa­cific Rim Tour­na­ment and World Cup.

For in­for­ma­tion on the club con­tact Julie Davis on 0414 764 516 or visit www.hon­ey­bad­gers­gym.com.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

Wear­ing their gold medals af­ter com­pet­ing in the Queens­land Weightlift­ing As­so­ci­a­tion state ti­tles are (front from left) Justine and Clint Winch­ester, Tina Red­mond and Colleen Du­plock with (back) Julie Davies, Linda Sk­er­man and Lo­gan Poon.

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