Chris Young

Weightlifting
     
Height: 5-8
Weight: 85 kg
Birthdate: 05/20/1993
Hometown: Oakland, Mich.
Third Year at the NMU-OTS
 
Northern Michigan University
Major: Entrepreneurship
Class Status: Junior
 
"It's not who you are underneath, but what you do that defines you"
 
 

Weightlifting athlete Chris Young headshot


Competition History

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