FSM's Minginfel achieves 8th overall in weightlifting
By Melissa Bennett, The Reporters' Academy
Monday 30 July, FSM athlete Manuel Minginfel competed in the Men’s 62kg Weightlifting placing 8th overall out of 14 competitors. He lifted 127kg in the Snatch and 158kg in the Clean and Jerk totaling 285kg overall. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Un Guk Kim won this event. Kim achieved a new World Record lifting a total of 327kg.