Beaufort’s CJ Cummings Shines At Pan Am Championships

Beaufort teenager CJ Cummings made history again Wednesday at the Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Cummings, a senior at Beaufort High School, broke two of his own American senior records and won three medals in the 69kg weight class. He was 6-for-6 on the day, winning the clean & jerk with a lift of 180kg, earning silver in the snatch with a U.S.-record lift of 144kg, and earning the overall silver with another U.S.-record total of 324kg.

Cummings owns four American junior and senior records and one youth world record.

Video via usa_weightlifting Instagram

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