Lifters set for Sea Festival

Annual weightlifting competition returns to Peninsula this weekend

One of the Lower Mainland’s most popular weightlifting competitions returns to the Peninsula this weekend.

The 41st annual Sea Festival Open weightlifting competition is set for Saturday and Sunday at Semiahmoo Secondary. The event – hosted by Dieter Stamm’s Semi Weightlfting Club – begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The first lifters to compete Saturday are those in the men’s 56-69 kg division, followed by the women’s 48-63 kg group at 3 p.m. and the 77-kg men at 4:30 p.m.

On Sunday, action begins at 10 a.m. with the women’s 69-75 kg division, followed by the 85 kg men at noon, and the 94-105 kg men’s division at 2:30 p.m.

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