Orapa Dominates Powerlifting Championships

FRANCISTOWN: Team Orapa emerged the strongest in the annual northern Powerlifting Championships held at Galo Mall over the weekend. Six teams competed while only two individuals without clubs were registered to be in the running. Team Francistown, Thebephatshwa, Jwaneng, Orapa, Glen Valley, SSKB Mogoditshane and Body Chem Gym Centre were the six registered teams.

The team from the mining town scooped; best lightweight, light heavyweight and the overall best winner awards, missing out only on two.

Orapa’s Lelana Mphetolang won the overall best in the lightweight category followed by Francistown’s Thopho Kgetsiyamore who has dominated in past competitions while Oarabile Moathodi of SSKB came third. In the middleweight classification, Kebonyekgotla Ronkwane of Glen Valley came in first, Jwaneng’s Moemedi Masole second and Caiphus Kapimpa of Glen Valley took third place.

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