It’s 10:00am on a Saturday and I have the kind of hangover that only comes from going for a “quick drink” after work and accidentally drinking six glasses of Chardonnay. I’m trying to keep the puffy face and pounding headache under wraps, though, because I’m about to go watch the Manitoba Open Weightlifting Competition, hosted at the University of Manitoba by the Hercules Weightlifting Club… continue reading..
MANITOBA WEIGHTLIFTING ASSOCIATION
MANITOBAN WEIGHTLIFTER WINS BRONZE AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
July 29, 2014
The Manitoba Weightlifting Association is pleased to announce that Manitoban Marie-Josée Arès-Pilon won bronze in the women’s 69 kg class yesterday. She had an excellent competition successfully lift 5 out of 6 attempts. She finished with 99kg in the snatch and 115kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 214kg.
Darryl Conrad also competed yesterday and made 4 out of 6 attempts in the men’s 85kg class to finish 7th overall. He finished with 133kg in the snatch and 165kg in the clean and jerk for a 298kg total.
Referee Richard Mason has been the chief weightlifting announcer at these Games and has been receiving rave reviews and was even contacted by a local Glasgow newspaper for an interview.
Closing ceremonies for the Games are scheduled for this Sunday, August 3rd.