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Keffer, Berhends participate in weight lifting competition
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ELLINWOOD — On July 2, Police Chief Art Keffer of Ellinwood, Adam Berhends of Great Bend and Brett Wondra of Overland Park competed in the Kansas 4th of July Spectacular Powerlifting Championships held in Salina.

Keffer lifted in the 275 lb., 50 to 59 years of age class and finished with a 622 lb. squat, a 364 lb. benchpress and a 568 lb. deadlift. This gave him a total of 1554 lbs. in the three lifts.

Berhends lifted in the 198 lb. intermediate class and finished with a 522 lb. squat, a 369 lb. benchpress and a 540 lb. deadlift. This gave him a total of 1431 lbs. in the three lifts. Berhends also won the Best Lifter Award for having the highest total by body weight.

Wondra lifted in the 198 lb. open class and finished with a 484 lb. squat, a 242 lb. benchpress and a 451 lb. deadlift. This gave him a total of 1177 lbs. in the three lifts.