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Fitzgerald qualifies for World Championships

UTAS Elite Athlete Sean Fitzgerald has qualified for the World Weightlifting Championships in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Fitzgerald will representing Australia over November 1-10 in the world championships after qualifying from nationals this September.

The weightlifting champion came fourth overall by Sinclair (all weightclasses) in the Australian National Championships held in Brisbane- where more than ? weightlifters competed for the

A team of nine Australians will head to Central Asia to compete against hundreds of weightlifting champions from the around the globe.

This will be Fitzgerald’s debut in the world championship and he says he felt at ease during the nationals.

‘it was personal best in competition and that was comfortable for me,’ he said.

‘I feel like I am in good shape for Worlds.’

Published on: 19 Sep 2018 4:57pm