McCoy named Athlete of the Month

The United States Olympic Education Center has named Vanessa McCoy its July Athlete of the Month. McCoy, a Texas Native, has spent the last two years training at the USOEC.

The National Weightlifting Championships were held in Council Bluffs, Iowa last month. She won the 63 kilogram Weightlifting Championship, lifting a total of 181 kilograms, which translates to just under 400 pounds, in a combined two events score.