The Melbourne University Powerlifting Club has re-opened for 2021. The challenges of 2020 sawM.U. come through with – Champion Men’s team Australian Championships Champion Women’s team Australian Championships top Oceania Champs performers, including World Junior Record Olivia Zhang 2021 will be even better, with M.U. student and open teams already set for the Hawthorn, TSF …

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MU had three lifters competing in the World Powerlifting Championships in far away Minsk, Belarus. Adam Jones came in 19th in a big 83kg class, with a good 247.5kg squat and a so near miss on 295kg deadlift. Adam was over-trained this time but 700kg beckons in his future. Up in the 120+kg class Tony Reinmuth …


Twenty lifters from MUWPC stormed Australia’s No. 1 Fitness Show and came away with multiple records, titles and medals! The Big Two, Supers Tony Reinmuth and Yani Zhao competed in the international Pacific Invitational. Tony totalled 870kg. (340+215+315kg) to now rank as Australia’s Strongest Man in 2017. Yani produced a World Class 522.5kg. weighing only 87kg. and …


Hey MUWPC students! Melbourne University is currently taking applications for their Elite Athlete Program and the 2015 Stage 2 Sport Scholarship, which aims to assist students who are currently involved in elite level training. These programs aim to assist students academically and financially in order to support student-athletes in their sporting and academic pursuits. If …

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Straight into 2015 and another Australia Day! MUWPC’s yearly tradition of the Australia Day Barbecue was hosted by Sam Opat himself, many thanks to Sam for the hospitality! Of course a pool party wouldn’t be complete without some snaps of the posers, George Seegar even gave us his brave rendition of “Draw me like one …

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MUWPC’s working bee over the weekend got our storage cage cleaned up, our inventories tallied and our volunteers filled up on Con Barbakos’s amazing souvlaki! A big thank you to all the volunteers for their efforts throughout the year, it would not have run so smoothly without such a strong community. We also took this …

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A historic event took place in the world of Powerlifting on September 8-14 — China hosted their first ever Powerlifting World Championship. This was the IBSA Blind World Powerlifting Championships, held in the capital city of Beijing. Phil Menzie and Lepeka “Peks” Nanai, represented Australia, with impressive results. Phil an M1 athlete, won his age …

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i all, as you know Matt Korinek has been doing a story on Peks and the video is ready to see here now:  The accompanying blog post can be found here: Check out his Facebook page:

The club uniforms and soft suits are now ready to be ordered! Please see Lorcan on Monday or Thursday this week to try on the samples of the jackets, track suit pants and shorts and place your orders. We are aiming to get this order in as soon as possible, so if you can’t come …

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Club member and world record holder Peks Nanai is the subject of a short film to be produced and shot by filmmaker Matt Korinek. Keep an eye out for Matt filming and taking still photos at club training over the next couple of weeks.

Melbourne University
Weightlifting &
Powerlifting Club

High Performance Studio
Beaurepaire Centre
Tin Alley
The University of
VIC 3010

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