Bronze-medal performance

White Rock weightlifter places third at Canadian junior championships.

White Rock weightlifter Michael Hungerschafer has some new hardware, following a bronze-medal finish at the 2016 Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships, held in Regina, Sask. Jan. 16.

Hungerschafer, 19, competed in the 94-kg division, with lifts of 106kg snatch, 128 kg clean-and-jerk and 233kg total.

Lifting since 2007 with Semi Weightlifting Club, under coach Dieter Stamm, Hungerschafer has competed across North America, and holds records for the 84-kg divisions of the B.C. High School Championships and the Jr. Doug Hepburn Weightlifting Championships.

Next month, he’ll head to Port Alberni for the 2016 A&R Memorial.