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Powerlifting

2017-01-2414:55 Mona Lisa Skipnes

Boys and girls compete in powerlifting in various weight categories and events.

5 athletes participate: 1 subjunior (15-18 years old), 2 juniors (19-23 years old), 2 others (any age 15-25 years)

Each team has 5 lifters and 3 which one is Subjunior (15 – 18 years old), two is Junior (19 – 23 years old), and the other two can be any age between 15 and 25. There needs to be at least one lifter from each gender.

When Barents Winter Games takes place in Luleå 16-18 March 2018, more than 1000 young athletes from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia will compete in 15 different sports, including three parasports.