Strong at Master's Nationals
Strong Weightlifting represented at the 2021 National Masters Championships held March 17-21st in Orlando, Florida. Masters weightlifting is open to athletes aged 35 and up, and each team member had to hit a standard qualifying total for their age and weight in order to participate in the National Championships – a feat in itself!
Strong Weightlifting had eight masters athletes qualify!! Their results are below – congrats all!! Next up for these athletes – Pan American Masters Championships in August.
Carol Shen, W50 49 kg: 34/47/81 – 3rd place across the board!
Lindsey Carroll, W35 64 kg: 56/68/124 – lifetime snatch PR, meet PRs
Coach Amanda Whiting, W35 71 kg: 68/94/162 – 1st place across the board!
Kristyna Aldrich, W35 71 kg: 55/67/122 – comeback PRs
Alyssa Kwast, W35 76 kg: 64/78/142 – lifetime snatch PR, meet PRs
Lorraine Ligare, W35 87+ kg: 70/95/165 – 2nd in snatch & total, 3rd in clean & jerk
Jonathan Speegle, M45 89 kg: 85/125/210 – 2nd in clean & jerk, meet PRs
Roddy Chim, M40 89 kg: 85/107/192 – meet PRs, lifetime clean PR!
The Strong Weightlifting team is growing! Contact Amanda for more info on programs from beginners to National athletes, youth to masters ages.