Lo­cal weightlifter fin­ishes fifth

Imperial Valley Press - - LOCAL & REGION -

Lo­cal weightlifter Aremi Fuentes fin­ished fifth in the 75-kilo­gram divi­sion dur­ing the World Weightlift­ing Com­pe­ti­tion held in Turk­menistan.

The ath­lete, who won the gold medal this year dur­ing the Cen­tral Amer­i­can and Caribbean Games in Colom­bia, was able to lift 247 kilo­grams in to­tal dur­ing the world tour­na­ment.

Fuentes was un­able to com­plete three of her lift­ing at­tempts.

Zhouyu Wong, of China, got gold; North Korean Jong Sim Rim was sil­ver, and Neisi Da­jomes, of Ecuador, got bronze. Fourth place was for Leidy So­lis, of Colom­bia.

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