FELIX McAlinden has qualified for the World Single Lift Championships in America in June!
He won the recent Irish Deadlift title in Raphoe, Donegal, to secure his place on the Irish team for the trip to the States.
The Ballymena man took first place in the U-75kg Masters 2 Class [aged 45 to 50] by dead-lifting 162.kg.
He was competing in the Irish Drug Free Power-Lifting Federation Single Life event.
Although most pleased with his winning performance Felix told Guardian Sport he unfortunately will be unable to get to the World event in Henderson, Kentucky, on June 7-9.