Belleville weightlifter cracks na­tional top-five

The Intelligencer (Belleville) - - SPORTS -

Belleville’s Mario Gibbs (above) placed fifth in his divi­sion at the 2017 Cana­dian pow­er­lift­ing cham­pi­onships held re­cently in Sague­nay, QC. Gibbs, lift­ing in the U23 men’s 93-kilo weight clas­si­fi­ca­tion, pulled 282.5 kg (621.5 pounds) in the dead­lift and stood up with 260 kg (572 pounds) in the squat. In the bench press com­pe­ti­tion, Gibbs pushed up 155 kg (341 pounds).

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