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SSC Graduate student wins gold medal at the 2018 Hidilyn Diaz Weightlifting Open Championship

December 17,2018

Mr. Nicole Dwayne Factor, a student of the MA in Psychology program won a gold medal at the 2018 Hidilyn Diaz Weightlifting Open Championship held at the Meralco Fitness Center last July 26-28, 2018. The weighlifting open championship featured all 16 bodyweight categories of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), the IWF being the sole governing body of Olympic weightlifting in the world. The event aimed to attract the best of the best weightlifters all over the country. Mr. Factor joined under the 105 kg (-105 kg) weight category. During the interview, he mentioned the importance of the event especially to the youth who wish to enhance their skills on the sport of weightlifting. Dwayne’s interview can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/Sports5PH/videos/2089857084369727/ .