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.