EVENT: POWERLIFTING 82.5kg
DATE: Tuesday September 4th
RESULTS: Ranked 7th out of 14 Lifted: 190kg/419 lbs
ATHLETIC HISTORY: Bobby The Big was introduced to weightlifting in 1995 by his friend Robert. Sense then the sport has grown from a hobby to a profession. The Big placed 6th in the 75kg class at the 2nd Faaza International Competition in 2010. There he lifted 130kg/286lbs. That performance was followed by a 170kg/374lbs lift at the World Paralympics Powerlifting Championships in Malaysia.The Big has trained daily with his local coach Bishop Nagbe in Barnesville, Monrovia, Liberia. Bobby will be the first individual athlete to train in Liberia and qualify for a major Paralympic event.