Bowling Green Senior Secures Spot in Bench Press World Championship

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Cael McDaniel, a senior at Bowling Green High School, demonstrated his prowess in powerlifting at the Bench Press Nationals held over the weekend. Competing in the Men’s Equipped Sub-Junior 120 kilos division, McDaniel emerged victorious, clinching not only his division title but also the prestigious title of the best lifter in the SubJunior & Junior divisions.

McDaniel’s outstanding performance at the Bench Press Nationals has earned him a coveted spot in the upcoming Bench Press World Championship. This achievement marks McDaniel’s fourth National Title, underscoring his remarkable talent and dedication to the sport of powerlifting.

Looking ahead, McDaniel is set to continue his competitive journey. He is scheduled to compete at the High School Nationals in New Orleans on April 19-20, followed by the Equipped Nationals on May 19-20. These events will provide McDaniel with further opportunities to showcase his strength and skill on the national stage.

McDaniel’s success serves as a testament to his hard work and commitment to excellence in powerlifting. His achievements not only bring pride to Bowling Green High School but also inspire aspiring athletes within the community.

As McDaniel prepares to represent Bowling Green on the international stage at the Bench Press World Championship, he carries with him the support and admiration of his peers, coaches, and supporters. His journey exemplifies the spirit of determination and achievement, setting a shining example for young athletes everywhere.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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