Powerlifting Gold Medal For Glenflesk Woman

A Glenflesk woman has claimed three medals in the World Powerlifting Championships in Canada.

Helen Twomey won gold medal for her deadlift attempt, bronze in the bench press category, and bronze in the overall competition.

She trains in Peak Performance in Killarney, having taken up powerlifting in recent years.

Helen currently holds the world record in her category for deadlifting over 180kg.