News Archive, Tag: Luke Vella

S&C coach Luke Vella set an unofficial weightlifting world record in the Team Bath Gym in April 2016

VIDEO: Hundreds roar fundraising S&C coach to new weightlifting world record in Team Bath Gym

28 April 2016

Strength & conditioning coach Luke Vella set an unofficial new world weightlifting record in front of a big crowd at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday. In the process he has raised thousands of pounds for Bristol Children’s Hospital, who saved the life of his friend and fellow Team Bath coach Bob Smith’s baby daughter. More than 300 people – including the judo, rugby and tennis players that Vella trains at the...

Bob Smith (left) and Luke Vella (right) are both raising money for The Grand Appeal in 2016

World-record attempt at STV this week as S&C coach takes on charity weightlifting challenge

25 April 2016

A strength & conditioning coach at the University of Bath will attempt to break a world record at the Sports Training Village this week to raise money for Bristol Children’s Hospital, after it helped save the life of his friend’s baby daughter. Luke Vella is hoping to break the world record for the heaviest weight deadlifted in 60 seconds. The current record stands at 5,520kg, which Luke hopes to beat with a lift of 5,600kg. To achieve...

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