They’ve got the power! British records for father-and-daughter Mike Davies and Nikki Elding

Mike and Nikki.
Mike and Nikki.

Boston powerlifters Mike Davies and Nikki Elding have qualified for the World Championships.

The veteran father and daughter duo booked their places on the plane to Antwerp next year by breaking British records in their age categories.

They were competing in the West Midlands finals at Dudley this weekend.

Nikki, 44, won the open bench press and deadlift events in the Masters Two category.

She lifted 110k for a British record in the deadlift, adding a lift of 55k for the bench press crown.

Mike, 74, won the deadlift with a British record of 130k in the Masters Eight.

Nikki, from Fishtoft, was representing the Princess Royal Sports Arena and Mike, from Boston, was competing for the Workhouse Gym.