Is­land lifters golden on main­land

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

P.E.I. pow­er­lifters Jil­lian Sproul, John Mac­Don­ald and Justin Smith brought home gold medals in their re­spec­tive di­vi­sions from the inau­gu­ral New Brunswick pro­vin­cial pow­er­lift­ing cham­pi­onships held re­cently in Oromoncto, N.B. Sproul, lift­ing in 57 kg Master 1, squat­ted 105 kg, benched 55 kg and dead­lifted 125 kg for a to­tal of 285 kg. Mac­Don­ald, a 120kg Open class lifter, com­peted in the bench only por­tion of the event and lifted 182.5 kg. Justin Smith, a 74 kg Ju­nior lifter, also com­peted in bench only and won with a lift of 145 kg. Smith and Tyler Ram­say were ref­er­ees for the cham­pi­onships.

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