Tucson Barbell Club Weightlifting Team had a great day at the Iron Athlete Weightlifting Open at East Valley Crossfit. It was an action packed day with lifters from all over the state attending. Our lifters had a great day.


Jackie Luciano went 58kg/80kg took second in the 69kg division. 
Melissa York went 67/94 took first in the 58kg division And also won best lifter in the women’s session on Sinclair lifting the highest total of the day. 
Jake Shields went 98kg/118kg took 3rd in 105kg division  and qualified for University Nationals!
Rufe Bynum went 123kg/150kg took 1st in the 105kg division.

I also want to give a shout out to August Schmidt, the owner of East Valley Crossfit and Iron Athlete Weightlifting. He hosted an amazing event. He has created an amazing envronment for strength athletes and opened the door for so many lifters in the state of Arizona to compete. Thanks for all you do August!!

Aaron Jackie Meliss TheBoys IRON ATHLETE