Eighteen lifters from Melbourne Uni stepped on the platform sans equipments to compete with raw strength & power against other best raw lifters from around the country in the first Raw National Championships held at Hawthorn Weightlifting Centre. Newcomer Dimi, in her first competition, won best lifter among a strong field of female lifters and …

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Five MUWPC members kicked off this year’s lifting at the Melbourne Summer Bash on the 13th of February in Hawthorn.

With what is fast becoming a club tradition, the final training session before the Christmas was followed by a short walk to the Carlton entertainment precinct for dinner, a few beverages and a pool comp. The first stop was Percy’s Bar due to its close proximity, a la carte menu for Wilks and $10 ‘pot …

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MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY AT THE END OF YEAR CONTESTS Three contests, three sets of extremes. Triumph, trauma and the outright strange was dished up by Melbourne Uni lifters at three contests on three weekends at the end of 2010 – just as it had been all through the year. HAWTHORN EXTRAVAGANZA 28 NOVEMBER If quality won’t …

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Shock defeat! That was the fate of Melbourne University at the 2010 Australian Championships, the Club going down by 2 miserable points to Queensland University, courtesy of some unfortunate bombouts. But before that there was another shock – Minh actually beat someone! (namely Phil the blind lifter, shades of the 1983 Worlds). This was at …

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Come and support our lifters at the 2010 Australian Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships.

A two hour DVD of the 2010 Victorian Open is now available to purchase on DVD (a small handful of deadlift attempts were not filmed due to power issues). The cost is $15 and all money raised will go to MUWPC. You can order your copy at training through Noah or by e-mailing muwpc@powerlifting.net.au. Get a lifetime memory …

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Michael Censori lifted in the windswept and wet Bondi Open June 6th. Michael came up with 3 bests, at 172.5, 105, 200 for a 477.5kg total before a big wind came and blew the contest away. Michael Squatting at the Bondi Open

MUWPC will be putting on a thank-you lunch for everyone that helped out with last week’s competition and fixing the partitions. Time: 12pm, this Saturday! Location: Melbourne University Sport’s BBQ area (between the Sports Centre Building and the athletics track). Other club members are welcome with a small donation to help cover the costs, but …

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A lucky 13 Melbourne Uni lifters took part in the Melbourne Open at new venue Hawthorn Weightlifting Centre. 3 bombed, 10 survived and some of those went down to the line with only 3rd attempt Squat successes. “Never go up after a miss” was one shibboleth finally laid to rest on 11th April 2010. Best …

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