A Peruvian weightlifter left his mark on the Grand Prix of Weightlifting 2019, which was held in Lima. Is about Amel Attention (17 years old), who beat two U17 Pan American records in the start and total modalities, in the 81 kilogram category.
In the Dibos Coliseum, located in San Borja, Attention loaded 137 kilos at boot (one kilo more than the previous Pan American record). Then, in shipping, he lifted 165 kg. Together both give a total of 302, which made him get a second record, as the previous mark was 300.
“It remains for the memory! Two Pan American U17 records (start and total). I'm very happy. I will continue to prepare to be at the level of the great athletes who participated in the Grand Prix of our capital, ”he wrote Amel in your Instagram account.
The Peruvian was seventh in the category of 81 kilograms. The winner was the Dominican Zacharia Bonnat, which loaded a total of 393 kilos. Second was Brayan Rolls, with 361 kilos lifted, and third for the Spanish Andres Mata, which lifted 347 kilos.
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