Angelo Bianco and Harrison Maurus Medal at Pan Ams

Harrison Maurus at 2015 American Open
Photo Credit: Lifting Life (Andy Blaida)

Team USA continued racking up its medal count on Tuesday. In the men’s 77kg weight category, Angelo Bianco and Harrison Maurus earned medals.

Bianco went 2-for-3 in the snatch finishing with 145kg, good for 4th. He would come back in the clean and jerk going 3-for-3 and earning a silver medal with a 188kg lift. His 333kg total would be good another silver. It was also a lifetime PR.

Wowza what a day! 188kg Totaling 333 which is a lifetime PR Pc: the m&m thief @jpags90

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Maurus, competing in his first senior international competition, also walked away with a medal. After a 142kg snatch, Maurus hit a 186kg clean and jerk to earn a bronze medal for the lift. He would take 5th in the total.

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