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02/11/2019 | NWPC Employee Wins a Bronze Medal in Russian Powerlifting Championship

NWPC mine loader driver Alexander Gorokhovsky won the third prize in Russian Powerlifting Championship in Moscow. For the first time ever, an Apatity resident became the bronze winner of a high-profile powerlifting contest.

Master of sports Alexander Gorokhovsky has already represented Murmansk region and NWPC in various competitions. In Moscow, Alexander contested in a weight class up to 105 kg, and his total result was 962.5 kg, which is an all-time record for Murmansk region.

Today, the athlete is officially among top three strongest Russian powerlifters and included in the Russian Reserve team.

Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of making three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press and deadlift.