Maltese Powerlifters obtain positive result in World Championships

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 18:04

Four Maltese Powerlifters have just returned to Malta from Ireland where they participated in the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation World Chanpionships. 

Herman Mula in his second attempt during the squat

Herman Mula in his secondattempt during the squat

Charles Degiorgio, lifting in the under 75kg category managed a respectable 4th place out of 12 competitiors in this weight category.  He squatted 180kg, bench pressed 110kg and deadlifted 220kg for a 510kg total.  Degiorgio is ranked 3rd in the National rankings.
Lifting in the under 82.5kg category Herman Mula squatted 170kg, bench pressed 115kg and deadlifted 215kg for a 500kg total which placed him in 11th place out of 16 competitors.  This was his first time competing overseas, and the result is a personal best for this lifter with a bright future.
Competing in the under 90kg category, Kris Mintoff and Josef Spiteri placed 3rd and 6th respectively from an 11 man category.  Mintoff squatted 205kg, benched 122.5kg and added a 247.5kg deadlift to total 575kg, while Spiteri squatted 182.5kg, deadlifted 220kg and bench pressed a remarkable 150kg, the biggest bench press in this category.
The results in more detail can be found on

The Malta Drug-Free Powerlifting Association’s website can be accessed on


  1. Well done, keep it up!


    kris mintoff Reply:

    Tks Jesmond. Good to see 2 associations working together and supporting each other, the MAWA and MDFPA. Seldom happens in any sport.


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