Bhavna Tokekar, has won her category at the World Powerlifting Championship taking place in Manchester, UK. Bhavna set four world records while competing in the under-75kg weight division in the Full Powerlifting and Bench Press events as a Master 3 athlete (age 50–54).
She set a world record for the squat with 102.5 kg (prior mark: 90 kg), the bench press with 80 kg (previous record: 40 kg), and the deadlift with 132.5 kg (previous record 105kg). She set a world record for total weight lifted with 315 kg.
(source : IANS)