The Championship of Europe in powerlifting, bench pressing, deadlifting and multi-repeat benchpressing has concluded in France. The Russian team included an inspector of Supervisory and Preventive Efforts Office Sergei Grigoryants from the town Komsomolsk-on-Amur. He took the first place in bench pressing.
Sergei competed in a weight category below 75 kilograms. During the third try, he lifted 155 kilograms.
Last year, Sergei Grigoryants took part in numerous competitions in powerlifting of various level, starting from federal ones and up to world championships, and won in most of them. This time he not only won a gold medal in individual competitions, but also earned a large number of points for the team, which took the second place in the competition, losing to France, but beating the team from Germany.