Sophie Thrift notches up a win at the final event of the 2017 Hunter Region Novice Powerlifting series

What do you get when you combine 200 spectators, 36 competitors, and the Singleton PCYC?

An awesome conclusion to the Hunter Region Novice Powerlifting Series for 2017.

And, the day saw Singleton’s Sophie Thrift lift her way to win.

WINNER: Singleton's Sophie Thrift.

WINNER: Singleton's Sophie Thrift.

WINNER: Singleton's Sophie Thrift.

WINNER: Singleton's Sophie Thrift.

PCYC manager, Dave Andrews, says some serious weights were lifted and hosting the event reinforces the venues reputation as a premier weight lifting venue.

WINNER: Jason Brand.

WINNER: Jason Brand.

“We have along history of association with powerlifting, including champions Greg Lancaster and David Vaughan,” he explains.

“From memory the men’s Over 100kg winner, Jason Brand’s combined total was 785kg.”

And, the winners were:

  • Women’s Under 80s- Sophie Thrift;
  • Women’s Over 80s- Jade Hutchinson; 
  • Men’s Under 80s- Daniel Ryan;
  • Men’s 80-100kg - Jarred Tatum ;
  • Men’s Over 100kg- Jason Brand.