Local weightlifter finishes fifth
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.