ST. CLOUD (WJON News) - Two St. Cloud athletes will be competing in two different international weightlifting events this week.

Keven Morals will be competing in the North American Open Finals in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, while Darin Vossen will be heading to Orlando, Florida to participate in the IWF Masters Weightlifting World Championships on Wednesday.

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Leah Egan with Omni Training Facility says they are proud of their athletes.

It's very exciting. These two gentlemen have worked very hard and train almost every single day.

Egan says both Morals and Vossen have been role models at the gym. Vossen is even the gyms head weightlifting coach.

Egan believes their dedication will inspire a new generation of Olympic weightlifters.

It's a growing sport and I think when our young athletes see Keven and Darin go to these world competitions, it will really encourage and inspire them to start competing.

You can cheer the athletes on as both events will be live-streamed on Omni Training Facilities website and social media pages.

 

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