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Julie lifts world record at masters

Julie Davis won a gold in the 53kg 65-70 year age group, lifting a total of 63kg and setting a new world Masters Games record.
Julie Davis won a gold in the 53kg 65-70 year age group, lifting a total of 63kg and setting a new world Masters Games record. Contributed

TAIGUM masters weightlifter Julie Davis won gold in weightlifting and set a new world record at the 2017 World Masters Games in Auckland last month.

North Brisbane Weightlifting Club member Ms Davis won a gold medal in the 53kg 65-70 year age group, lifting a total of 63kg.

Julie Davis won gold in the 53kg 65-70 year age group, lifting a total of 63kg and setting a new world Masters Games record.
Julie Davis won gold in the 53kg 65-70 year age group, lifting a total of 63kg and setting a new world Masters Games record. Contributed

In softball, Bombers Ladies Masters team ranked 13th out of 60 and in swimming Nudgee College Masters Swim Club members recorded some personal bests in the pool.

The 2017 World Masters Games held in Auckland from April 21-30 saw 28,000 participants from 106 countries compete over 10 days in 28 sports at 48 venues with 21,000 medals awarded.

Topics:  2017 world masters games bombers ladies masters team north brisbane weightlifting club nudgee college masters swim club weightlifter julie davis


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