Masse bronzed at nationals

Langley lifter now holds provincial records for his weight class in all three disciplines

Langley’s Adam Masse captured the bronze medal at the Canadian senior men’s weightlifting championships.

The event was held May 15 to 17 at the University of Toronto campus in Mississauga, Ont.

Competing in the 77-kg division, the 23-year-old Masse hoisted 125 kg in the snatch and 155 kg in the clean and jerk to finish with a combined 280 kg and the bronze medal.

The gold medal was won by Manitoba’s Darryl Conrad (286 kg).

Masse did set a new B.C. provincial record in the snatch and now holds all three records (snatch, clean and jerk, and total) for his weight class.

This is Masse’s first year in the sport and he is aiming for the 2020 Olympics.