Olympic Weightlifting – Event Overview

The 2018 NQ Mackay City Auto Group NQ games are fast approaching. One of the most anticipated events is the Olympic Weightlifting with Australia’s top athletes traveling to Proserpine to compete.

FEATURED ATHLETES

Erika Yamasaki


PERSONAL BESTS

Snatch = 82kg
Clean & Jerk = 107kg
Total = 182kg

Front Squat = 120kg
Back Squat = 130kg


Lukas Gardner


  • 2015 2nd Place Olitek Australian Weightlifting Championships
  • Current Qld Weightlifting Open Champion 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Representing Australia at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classics 2015
  • Australian Open Senior Silver Medallist 2013, 2014
  • Represented Australia for Australia vs New Zealand 2012
  • Australian Open Senior Bronze Medallist 2012
  • Commonwealth and Oceania Championships Bronze Medalist 2012

 

NQ GAMES EVENT DIVISIONS


Youth (Turning 15 as of 31st Dec of the current competition year, 2018)  – Winners determined by Sinclair score. 1,2,3 Male and Female

U17   (Turning 17 as of the 31st Dec of the current competition year , 2018) – Winners determined by Sinclair score. 1,2,3 Male and Female

Senior 18 to 34 years of age as at 31st Dec 2018 – Winners will be determined by Sinclair score for both men and women). 1,2,3 Male and Female

Women – 48kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg, 69kg, 75kg,  90kg  and +90kg

Men – 56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg, 94kg, 105kg, +105kg

Masters 1,2,3 Male and Female

Women 35-45 years Winner determined by SMM score; 45-55 years Winner determined by SMM score; 55 years + Winner determined by SMM score

We are also proud to have  Queensland Weightlifting director Debra Keelan.


This is an event you do not want to miss!

DATE & TIME:
Sunday 6th May 2018
7:00am to 6.30pm (approx)

VENUE:
St Catherines Catholic College
96 Renwick Road
PROSERPINE

Or if you are an athlete, registrations are still open!

REGISTER NOW
OVER 30 SPORTS

 

Powerlifting – Event Overview

The 2018 NQ Mackay City Auto Group NQ games are fast approaching. One of the most anticipated events is the Powerlifting with Australia’s top athletes traveling to Proserpine to compete.

FEATURED ATHLETES
All are ranked in the top 3 in Australia, Australian record holders and Australian Representatives at World Powerlifting Events.

Joey Zinghini


> 2012 – South Coast U70kgs 3rd place Mens Short novice 2nd place
> Sydney u65kgs 1st place
> Asia Pacific Internationals u65kgs 3rd place
> 2011 – South Coast U70kgs 1st Place Junior Men 2nd Place
> Castle Hill Sydney U65kgs 2nd Place Junior Men 2nd Place
> 2011 Powerlifting Matti Tikka Challenge – 3rd Place U74kgs

John Paul Cauchi


AUSTRALIAN RECORDS

RAW
66kg Squat (225.5kg) Junior and Open
66kg Deadlift (280kg) Junior and Open
66kg Total (615.5kg) Junior and Open
74kg Deadlift (277.5kg) Junior and Open
74kg Total (627.5kg) Junior

EQ
74kg Squat (260kg) Junior
74 kg Deadlift(265kg) Junior
74kg Total (665kg) Junior

Titles:
2x Junior World Champion
1x Open Aus Champion
2x Junior Aus Champion and 2x Best male lifter
1x Oceania Junior Champ

 

Tyron Senituli


PERSONAL BESTS
Squat- 335kg
Bench- 240kg
Deadlift- 352.5kg
927.5kg total 511 wilks

NQ GAMES EVENT DIVISIONS


Open – 23 years of age and over as at 1/1/2018
Women: 47kg, 52kg, 57kg, 63kg, 72kg, 84kg+
Men: 59kg, 66kg, 74kg, 83kg, 93kg, 105kg, 120kg, 120kg+

This event will also include special guest Robert Wilks Director of Powerlifting Australia.


This is an event you do not want to miss!

DATE & TIME:
Saturday 5th May 2018
7:00am to 6.30pm (approx)

VENUE:
St Catherines Catholic College
96 Renwick Road
PROSERPINE

Or if you are an athlete, registrations are still open!

REGISTER NOW

 

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Redpath Street
North Ward Q 4810

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