Tony Schwebach, grandson of George and Delores Wieseler, Orient, competed on Team USA in the International Powerlifting Federation’s Raw Classics Powerlifting World Championships, held in Suzdal, Russia on June 14.
Schwebach is a graduate of Dell Rapids (S.D) High School and attends Southwest Minnesota State University at Marshall. He was joined by three other US Junior Team members from the Marshall, Minn. area.
He placed fifth in the 105 kg weight class. The United States placed second, and Russia placed first.
Schwebach has been actively competing in powerlifting competitions since his early high school years, including state and national competitions and three Arnold Sports Festival Raw Challenge appearances.