Beaufort’s Dade Stanley finished sixth in the 85kg weight class at the 2018 Pan-American Youth Weightlifting Championships on Friday in Palmira, Colombia.
Stanley, 16, was one of nine competitors in his weight class. Competing in his first international competition, Stanley set a personal-best with a snatch of 122kg and cleared 145kg in the clean and jerk for a 267kg total.
Stanley and a number of other lifters from Team Beaufort will compete in the USA Weightlifting National Youth Championships from June 14-17 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
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