Story: Bodybuilding, weightlifting and powerlifting

Derek Pomona completing a deadlift

Derek Pomona completing a deadlift

Derek Pomona was world powerlifting champion in the 110 kilograms category from 1995 to 1997. New Zealanders have performed well in international powerlifting.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Bodybuilding, weightlifting and powerlifting - Powerlifting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 September 2021)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015