On Sunday 4th October 2 Spartans lifters entered the GBPF Anglian Open Bench Press Championships 2015. Making his competition debut was Robert Brennan from Ipswich, Rob successfully passed his opening two lifts of 125kg and 130kg and this was enough on the day to see him set a new East Midlands Junior Record in the under 120kg class. Also representing Suffolk Spartans was Sudbury’s Adam Alderman, who finished with a British Record equalling lift of 142.5kg securing first place in the men’s under 59kg category.
Commenting on the days lifting Spartans Coach Daniel Collins said “Both Rob and Adam lifted well today and we are proud of what they have both achieved. Special congratulations must go to Rob who broke the East Midlands Divisional record in his first ever competition, and we are excited by the prospect of watching him improve from here.”