Competing in the ‘Full Powerlifting’ category, which included the Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift disciplines, 15-year-old Kasha and 13-year-old Noa showcased their exceptional abilities. Their performances not only earned them gold medals but also saw them surpass existing world records in their respective weight classes.
Kasha set world records in Teen 1, Female, Under 75kg. She lifted 198.5 kgs in Full Powerlifting Event: Squat (80 kgs), Bench (33.5 kgs) and Deadlift (85 kgs).
In Single Events, she scored 85 kgs in Deadlift, 34 kgs in Benchpress.
Noa won gold and set world records in Teen-1, Female, Under 60kg.
In Full Powerlifting Event, she lifted 210 kgs: Squat (70 kgs), Bench (41.5 kgs) and Deadlift (98.5 kgs).
In Single Events, she lifted 100 kgs in Deadlift and 42.5 kgs in Benchpress.
“There is a dearth of words to capture the profound impact powerlifting has on my life; it’s my day’s beginning and my last thought before sleep, continuously challenging me to surpass my potential,” said Kasha in a release.
Noa found an “empowering transformation” through powerlifting.
“I once perceived myself as small and weak, but powerlifting has revolutionized my perspective on my own capabilities. The immense dedication and effort I’ve poured into this sport instil confidence in my ability to tackle any challenge thrown my way,” said Noa.
(With PTI Inputs)