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20/10/2021

WATCH: Limerick teenager celebrates world championship success

Limerick teenager celebrates world championship success

Limerick teenager Laoise Quinn was crowned 57kg Sub-Junior World Champion at the IPF World Championships 2021 in Sweden

A LIMERICK teenager has claimed a prestigious world title at the International Powerlifting Federation's (IPF) World Championships in Sweden.

Eighteen-year-old Laoise Quinn claimed gold when winning the 57kg Sub-Junior World Champion at the IPF World Championships 2021 at Halmstad this week.

Laoise, who trains at CityGym, Limerick, claimed the gold medal in squat and the gold medal in the overall lifting, with an outstanding total of 380kg. That total comprised of 147.5kg Squat, 77.7kg Bench Press & 155kg Deadlift.

The talented Limerick teenager has only been competing for the past two years.

Laoise is a student at Castletroy College.

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