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Morecambe women become British powerlifting champions

British powerlifting champions Adele Davis and Kimber-lee Hicks

Two women from Morecambe have been crowned British powerlifting champions.

Kimber-lee Hicks and Adele Davis both won in their weight classes at the strength sport championships which consists of weight lifts in the squat, bench press and deadlift categories.

Kimber-lee, 35, took first place in the u67.5kg British championship, lifting a 217.5kg squat, 100kg bench and 215kg deadlift.

Kim also won best overall female lifter for the British Powerlifting Union, making her the strongest on the day out of all weight classes.

WATCH as Kimber-lee competes at the British championships.

Adele, 41, took first place in u75kg British championship, lifting a 180kg squat, 85kg bench and 180kg deadlift.

WATCH as Adele competes at the British championships.

The competition was held in Manchester over eight days with competitors from all over the UK.

Kim and Adele both train at Infinity Strength and Conditioning at the former VVV at Hest Bank, run by Kimber-lee and her husband, former Britain's Strongest Man champion and World's Strongest Man competitor Graham Hicks (pictured below).

Read more: VIDEO: Morecambe mum wins powerlifting title to qualify for British championship - Beyond Radio

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