Canada is sending a team of 24 powerlifters that includes four Islanders.
JacobSinnott will be competing in classic powerlifting in the Sub-Junior, 105kgclass. Justin Smith, also classic, is in the Junior, 83kg class and LoganVessey is in the classic, Junior, 105kg class. John MacDonald, competing inequipped powerlifting, is in the Open, 105kg class. While MacDonald and Smithhave represented Canada on the international stage before, this will be thefirst time for Sinnott and Vessey. MacDonald, also PEI PowerliftingAssociation’s President, says, “It’s great to see some of PEI’s young lifters takinginterest in National and International competition. PEI has some very stronglifters and they are stepping up and showing what they can do”. All of PEI’slifters are ranked high enough to reach the podium heading into the event. Alive stream of the competition can be found at powerlifting.ca.