After taking home the Gold medal at the Americas Open, Micky Yule lifted a new personal best of 190kg to take 5th spot in the 72gk weight category at the IPC Power Lifting Asian Open Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The competition was won with a world record breaking lift of 225kg made by Rasool Mohsin of Iraq.
After the competion, Micky Said, “I’m very pleased to have lifted 190kg in another Rio qualifier, and that I also managed to break into the top eight in another weight group. (up to 72kg).
“I’m now looking ahead to the European Championships in Hungary in November, where I’d really like to bring home a medal.”
Yules next challenge is in Hungary at the IPC Power Lifting European Open Championships in November.