‘Bangor Team’ shine on the Samoan Weightlifting stage
Bangor University staff and students have been performing spectacularly at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Samoa.
Representing Team Wales, Psychology student and Bangor University Sports Scholarship recipient, Catrin Jones won Gold medal in the Junior 55Kg category.
Geography student, Michael Farmer, also a Sports Scholarship recipient, competed in the 67Kg category, also produced a great performance by winning a Silver medal for Wales on the international stage.
Canolfan Brailsford staff member, and current Commonwealth Games champion, Gareth Evans produced another outstanding performance to win the Silver medal in the senior 67Kg category to add to the tally of medals for Wales.
Bangor alumna Hannah Powel who works from Canolfan Brailsford for Weightlifting Wales produced a Silver medal in the 45Kg senior category.
Josh Lynch who trains at Canolfan Brailsford, also won a Silver medal in the youth 81Kg class.
Congratulations to all!
Publication date: 12 July 2019