Liz Cabe was named the outstanding female deadlifter at the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters world championships Nov. 13-18 at Bally's Resort and Hotel in Las Vegas, and two other Maui competitors set Hawaii records.
Cabe, competing in the 97-pound class, won a fifth straight deadlift world title, in both the open and master divisions, putting up 325 pounds. Cabe also won the open and master bench-press world titles in her class.
Colleen Loo won the female 105 bench title and placed second in deadlift, breaking her own state record with a lift of 333 pounds.
Liz Cabe of Maui was named outstanding female deadlifter at this year’s World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters world championships in Las Vegas.
Llumel Magana, competing in the male teen division, won the deadlift with a state-record 523 pounds, and won the bench title.
Julie Kimoto in the female 220 class, benched 270, taking first in the law-enforcement bench, recognized by the WABDL for the first time.
Velma Panlasigui, competing at 132, claimed her fifth women's master deadlift world title and finished first in the master women's bench and scored in the open bench. She was fourth in the open deadlift.
In the male 148 class bench competition, Darnell Criste won the master title and was the open runner-up.
Brandon Jones was the male teen 148 class runner-up in bench and deadlift.
In junior competition, Judd Sato III took first in the male 165 bench and second in the deadlift, and Andrew Tabisula placed second and Manuel Chaparro fourth in the 181 deadlift. Amado Nacapuy Jr. won the class 1 men's bench and junior men's bench.
Gabe Balboa took second in the class 1 men and junior men in deadlift.