Norilsk residents became Powerlifting World Cup winners

Norilsk residents became Powerlifting World Cup winners

April 07, 2022

The northerners won six medals of various denominations.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Norilsk residents Maxim Koptelov and Artyom Mironov competed at the Siberian Power Show 2022 Open World Cup in powerlifting and power sports, winning six medals of various denominations together, including three golden ones.

The traditional competition was held in Krasnoyarsk with the participation of more than three thousand athletes. Maxim Koptelov became the second in deadlift without equipment, having fulfilled the standard of the master of sports, and also the second in lifting the biceps. He also took first place in the raw squat. Artyom Mironov won the bench press without equipment and fulfilled the standard of the master of sports of international class in power sports. In addition, Mironov won silver in the absolute category.

“At the festival, we were inspired by the competitive spirit and wrestling, charged with positive emotions”, Konstantin Kochan, president of the CrossFit functional all-around federation, who accompanied the athletes in the regional capital, shared with the This Is Taimyr. “We plan to hold competitions in power extreme, street lifting, strict bicep curls in Norilsk. Previously, due to the pandemic restrictions, some ideas were abandoned. We will also work on the development of SUP. Also, work continues on the presidential project Go Stroking, and in May the implementation of a new project from the Nornickel’s World of New Opportunities charity program Nord_SUP_Energy will begin”.

Recall that last year the Norilsk team also became winners of the Siberian Power Show. In that competition our athletes took 13 medals of various denominations.

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Text: Maxim Gorsky, Photo: the competition participants

April 07, 2022

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