Yearly Archives: 2012

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Donation of Competition Sets

Red Wing coach John Drewes has made a donation to both the MNLWC and MHSWO of an Eleiko Competition Set including a 15 and 20 kg bar and 220 kg of discs.  The sets will be used only for major Minnesota competitions like TC Open, LWC Championships, and Star of […]

National Youth Championship Results

Congratulations to all of the Minnesota Weightlifters that competed and medaled in the Youth National Championships this past weekend in Dearborn, Michigan.  Minnesota had 9 lifters competing, and 3 Medals were won. Here are the 2012 Youth National Championships, Minnesota representatives and Medalists: Females: 13&U – 44 Kg – Madisyn […]

State Meet Results

The Minnesota High School Weightlifting State Championships were held this past weekend, and the meet was a huge success. For the first time ever, the meet was held at Inver Hills Community College, and Rosemount coach Brian Trussel did an outstanding job serving as meet director. In total, there were […]

Last Chance Meet Results

The final two regular season meets were held this past weekend in Caledonia and Lakeville.    This was the last chance to qualify for the state meet, and several lifters did just that.  For those who had already qualified, this was a great chance to try some big attempts to prepare for the state […]

National Juniors Results

Team Minnesota had another successful national meet this past weekend, at the USAW National Junior Championships held in Chicago.  Below are the results of our Minnesota lifters, with their best successfull attempts in the snatch and clean & jerk, and final places in their respective weight classes.  Congrats to all! 48kg   […]

National Junior Championships This Weekend

The USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships will be held this weekend in Itasca, Illinois, and Minnesota will be well represented at the meet.  The lifting starts tomorrow morning, and you can watch the live streaming video HERE. Competing Friday Taran Pickar, 48kg – 12:00pm Mari Aarneson 53kg, 4:00pm Joe Donahoe 69 kg […]

Kendrick Farris Presentation

If you want a chance to see America’s best weightlifter, come to the Minnesota-NSCA State Clinic on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the University of Minnesota.  Olympian and American Record Holder Kendrick Farris is the keynote speaker at this year’s clinic.  There will be more details to come shortly, it looks like […]