CHAPPAQUA, NY -- Two local athletes recently qualified for the Youth Nationals in Olympic Weightlifting.
Sixteen-year-old Ryan Kozersky of Fox Lane High School, who began Olympic Weightlifting 10 months prior, qualified with an 81 kilogram snatch and a 101- kilogram clean and jerk. Mack Lauder of Horace Greeley High School qualified with a 60-kilogram snatch and a 92-kilogram clean and jerk, and started Olympic Weightlifting eight months ago.
Both Ryan and Mack also play for their respective varsity baseball teams.
The Youth Nationals will be held at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. from June 25-29.
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