Manitoban Weightlifter Wins Bronze At Commonwealth Games

Posted: August 2, 2014 in MWA

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MANITOBA WEIGHTLIFTING ASSOCIATION

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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.

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