Last weekend Timmy Zupancic traveled to Columbus, Ohio to compete on one of the biggest stages in the world. Zupancic competed in Olympic weight lifting at the Arnold Sports Festival. This event features 22,000 athletes from 60 nations competing in a 80 sports and events.
Zupancic snatched 205 pounds and then clean and jerked 260 pounds. The combined 465 pounds was and inmpressive feat at Zupnacic’s body weight of 164 pounds. This was also good enough to win him first overall in the juniors division.
Zupancic is a multi sport athlete at CCHS. He has played baseball and football and will now try his hand in the tennis court this spring. He is also signed to compete with the ETSU Buccaneer Weightlifting Team.