Tuesday, December 7, 2010

$500 Award for the lightest athlete to clean and jerk 500 lbs.!!!!

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) - USA Weightlifting is pleased to announce the creation of a $500 award to any U.S. athlete that becomes the lightest American to clean and jerk more than 500 pounds (227.3kg) in a meet sanctioned by USAW or the IWF.
The award has been funded by USAW Board Member and former Chair, Mark Cameron the current holder of that title. 
Cameron clean and jerked 501.5 pounds (227.5 kg) on Jan. 13, 1980 at an international competition held in Allentown Pa. after weighing in at 109kg.

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