FSM’s Manuel Minginfel Places 10th in Men’s 62kg Weightlifting at London Olympics

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Guam – Manuel Minginfel from the FSM island of Yap placed 10th in the men’s 62 kg weightlifting at the London Olympics.

Manny is known as the Strongest Man in the Pacific after breaking 19 regional record at the 2007 Pacific Games.

[From London 2012 website]

Rank Athlete Snatch C&J Total (Kg) +
Res. (Kg) Res. (Kg)
1 Democratic People's Republic  of Korea KIM Un Guk 153 OR 174 327 WR +
2 Colombia FIGUEROA MOSQUERA Oscar Albeiro 140 177 OR 317 +
3 Indonesia EKO YULI Irawan 145 172 317 +
4 People's Republic of China ZHANG Jie 140 174 314 +
5 Turkey ATAK Hursit 130 172 302 +
6 Turkmenistan BAZARBAYEV Umurbek 135 167 302 +
7 Indonesia HASABI Muhamad 138 163 301 +
8 Turkey BILGIN Erol 135 165 300 +
9 Egypt SAAD Ahmed 130 162 292 +
10 Federated States of Micronesia MINGINFEL Manuel 127 158 285 +
11 El Salvador SALAMANCA PINEDA Julio Cesar 110 150 260 +
12 Tuvalu LAPUA Lapua 108 135 243 +
13 Uganda SSEKYAAYA Charles 105 130 235 +
14 Palau PATRIS Stevick 104 130 234 +
Republic of Korea JI Hun-Min 135