NMU-OTS weightlifter wins a sliver medal

Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site (NMU-OTS) athlete Ryan Borges earned a silver medal after a second place finish at the USA National Weightlifting Championships July 17-20 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Borges lifted a total of 218 kilograms, 95kg in the snatch and 123kg in the clean and jerk, to secure second place in the 56kg division. More than 400 athletes and 200 coaches from across the United States participated in the championships, making it the largest National Championship in USA weightlifting history.