European double silver for Elding

Nicky Elding.
Nicky Elding.

Nicky Elding is celebrating after scooping an international powerlifting medal double.

The 47-year-old Bostonian won silver in both the bench press and deadlift categories at the World Drug Free Powerlifting Association’s European Championships at Italy’s Lake Garda.

Nicky, who competed in the Masters Two category, said she was particularly pleased with her 105kg deadlift.

She also officiated at the event in other categories.Nicky is coached by her husband Chris.