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PHOTO GALLERY: Powerlifting at the Show-Me State Games

Saturday, July 17, 2010 | 8:57 p.m. CDT
Anchana Heng of Heng’s Gym in Jefferson City spots Frank Gilder as he warms up for the 65-69 year old bench press division.

Competitors young and old flexed their muscles during Saturday's event at the Show-Me State Games.

Dave Quevreaux waits for an official determination about his lift during the Powerlifting event on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Lange Middle School.
Dave Quevreaux, 78, talks about his exercise routine during the powerlifting event on Saturday, July 17. Quevereaux is this year’s oldest competitor.
Abraham Bahghet, 73, walks up to the stage to compete in the bench press at Lange Middle School on Saturday. Bahghet was the oldest competitor in last year’s powerlifting competition.
Bill Clark, right, explains the rules of the powerlifting competition at Lange Middle School on Saturday. Clark, who founded Clark’s Champion Gym near Columbia, has set several records in powerlifting and other sports, but will not compete this year due to injuries.

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Kevin C November 5, 2010 | 5:18 p.m.

As a friend of Dave's I have to tell everyone that he is every bit as amazing as this article says he is. What's even more impressive is that Dave has had 2 bypass operations and still going strong!

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