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bradgillinghamBrad Gillingham of Minneota placed fourth in Powerlifting at the World Games in Taiwan last week.

Gillingham had the top deadlift with points of 387.5. His total points were 573.63 as teammate Michael Tuchsherer of the USA won the event with 606.63 points.

Second place went to Oleksandr Shepel of Ukraine atih 596.76 with Valeriy Karpov of Ukrain third at 584.28.

Gillingham is a well-known powerlifter with many titles under his belt. While he didn't win the title, his deadlifts were well above the others, including Tuchsherer, whose deadlift was 375.

(A complete article appears in The Mascot this week, July 29, 2009).