Langley’s Adam Masse won the bronze medal over the May long weekend at the Canadian senior men’s weightlifting championships. They were held at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

Langley’s Adam Masse won the bronze medal over the May long weekend at the Canadian senior men’s weightlifting championships. They were held at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

Langley lifter bronzed on national stage

Langley's Adam Masse finishes third in his division at the Canadian national weightlifting championships in Richmond

Langley’s Adam Masse won the bronze medal at the Canadian national weightlifting championships.

The 24-year-old lifted a total of 287 kilograms — 130 kg in the snatch and 157 kg in the clean and jerk — to place third overall for his division.

He was competing in the 77-kg division at the competition, which was held at the Richmond Olympic Oval May 20-22.

A pair of Quebec lifters — Francis Luna-Grenier and Jerome Boisclair — won first and second, respectively, after each lifting a combined 294 kgs.

The trio also finished one-two-three out of the 104 competitors under the Sinclair Rating, which compares the different weight classes.

Another Langley lifter, Tyler McLennan, placed seventh in the 85-kg division.

He lifted a total of 270 kg.

Both Masse and McLennan train out of Langley’s Campus Crossfit.