King shatters three of ten records to emerge Best Lifter
November 3, 2003
SHONDELL King was the Best Lifter as she shattered three of ten records made in the National Senior Male & Female Weightlifting championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall last week Sunday.
King, Bhojnarine Persaud and Jennifer Hall set three records each and Fazim Abdool one.
Competing in the 75kg category, King snatched 72.5 kg, 92.5 in the Clean & Jerk for a 165kg total, all new records to emerge the Best Overall Lifter, with a bodyweight coefficient 215.08 in the Open Class.
Bhojnarine was the Best Overall Junior lifter competing in 56kg and had a 95kg snatch, 95kg Clean & Jerk for 160kg total, all records lifting with bodyweight coefficient of 267.34.
Hallís three records were for 44.5kg Snatch, 65kg Clean & Jerk for 112.5 total, lifting in 69kg category in the Masters Class.
The other record set by Abdool was for his 105 Snatch in the 77kg category in the Junior Class.
Subrina Pestano won the 69kg category in the Open class, with 60kg Snatch, 70 kg Clean & Jerk for a 130kg total, along with Alethea Joseph-Letlow in the over 75kg category, with a 52.5kg, 60kg and 112.5kg total.
The other Junior winner was Tyron Neblett in the 69kg category, with a 70kg Snatch, 95kg Clean & Jerk and 160kg total.
Winners in the Menís Open were Shawn Bristol in the 69kg category with 86kg Snatch, 110kg Clean & Jerk and 195kg total; Deion Nurse in the 77kg category with a 95kg Snatch, 125kg Clean & Jerk and 220kg total, William Langford in the 85kg category with a 110kg Snatch, 145kg Clean & Jerk for a 225kg total; and Delroy Ogle in the 94kg category, with a 95kg Snatch, 127.5kg Clean & Jerk and 222.5kg total.
The meet was the final one for the year and the prizes will be presented on Friday, November 14, at Olympic House, Peter Rose Street and Church Road, Queenstown.