NEU Team on a winning streak at National Open and Age Group Raw Powerlifting ChampionshipsTournament

May 22, 2019 | Information Office

In the recently concluded National Open and Age Group Raw Powerlifting Championships on May 18 and 19, 2019, the NEU team bagged seven medals - four gold, two silver, and one bronze.

The athletes who have finished with a podium place in their respective categories are: Leonard Monty Hon, (Gold) Sub-Junior (under 18) category 53kg weight class; Ann Briggite Dominique Tiqui, (Silver) Sub-Junior category 43kg weight class; Gabrielle Presbitero, (Silver) Sub-Junior category 57kg weight class; Aira Aquino, (Gold) Sub-Junior category and (Bronze) Women's Open category 84kg weight class; Justine Mae Neri, (Gold) Junior (age 19-23) category 43kg weight class; and Romel Pandaan, (Gold) Master 1 (age 40-49) category 74kg weight class.

As for team awards, the NEU team was named as the overall champion in the Women's Sub-Junior, Women's Junior, and Men's Sub-Junior categories.

Aside from the podium finish, Romel Pandaan also received the Most Outstanding Lifter award in the Master 1 category. Meanwhile, Aira Aquino was able to break and set a new Philippine record under the Sub-Junior category in the Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift, and Total under her weight class. Congratulations!