Metro Tech Student Qualifies for USA Youth Nationals Weight Lifting Championships
Posted by Community Relations Department on 11/20/2013
Martin Lopez, an 11th grader, qualified for the USA Youth Nationals Weight Lifting Championships in the Performance One Regional Qualifier in Mesa, November 2. The 123-pound athlete snatched 64 kilograms (141 lbs), and clean and jerked 85 kg (187lbs) for a combined total of 149 kg placing him in the top 10 nationally. The USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals are Jan 31-February 2 in Aurora, Colorado.