At the 2014 Pan American Youth Championships in Lima, Peru, Team USA won 21 Championship medals, with Team USA boys winning 8 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze for 1st place among all boys teams in the Championship. Team USA girls overall won 4 silver and 2 bronze to finish 4th among all girls teams in medal winning at the Championship.
In the Pan American Youth Championship team competition, Team USA boys placed 3rd, two points behind Peru’s 537, with 535; Team USA girls placed 5th. A special congratulations to Jessie Bradley who had a spectacular 6/6 performance, PR snatch, PR Clean and Jerk, PR Total 189 kg, and a Silver medal at her first international competition.
Thanks to USA Weightliftingfor the opportunity to serve as Womens Head Coach and Team Leader. Great group of athletes! The future looks very good.