Chartered FP Elizabeth Webb becomes powerlifting world champion

Only took up sport in 2017

Hannah Godfrey
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North Devon-based Chartered financial planner Elizabeth Webb has become a world champion in the sport of powerlifting after beating all-comers across her weight division.

Webb (pictured), who works for wealth manager Philip J Milton, only started powerlifting in early 2017 after the owner of her local gym, and himself a former world champion powerlifter, saw potential in her. Since then, Webb has gone on to compete in the British powerlifting championships, the European championships and then last month's world championships, where she scooped the top prize. In powerlifting, athletes have to perform three moves; a deadlift, a squat and a bench press. To progress in competitions, powerlifters must perform all three moves and achieve a total weight above...

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