Chris Young
Weightlifting
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 85 kg
  • Birthdate: 05/20/1993
  • Hometown: Oakland, Mich.
  • Fourth Year at the NMU-OTS
Northern Michigan University
  • Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Class Standing: Junior
"It's not who you are underneath, but what you do that defines you"
Weightlifting athlete Chris Young headshot

Competition History
2014-15
  • Senior Natonals (Dallas)
2012-13
  • Seventh - University Nationals (Johnson City, Tenn.)
  • Third - National Jr. Championships (Foster City, Calif.)
2011-12
  • Second - 2012 Michigan State Championships (Orion, Mich.)
  • Fifth - 2012 Junior Nationals (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Seventh - 2012 University Nationals (Shreveport, La.)
  • Second - 2011 Twin City Open (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Prior to the NMU-OTS
  • Third - 2011 Aruolu Convention (Columbus, Ohio)

Personal Bests
  • Snatch: 95 kg (2011)
  • Clean & Jerk: 130 kg (2011)
  • Total: 225 kg (2011)

Life Goals
  • Compete at the 2016 Olympics
  • Earn a degree
  • Obtain a job that is rewarding
Fun Facts / Personal
  • Enjoys playing every sport
  • Plays the drums
  • Works at McDonalds