New weightlifting records

Brenda Fergusson of Parksville won a bronze medal in the A&R Open Weightlifting competition in Port Alberni on Saturday, February 27.

Ed and Brenda Fergusson at the B.C. masters weightlifting competition last year.

Ed and Brenda Fergusson at the B.C. masters weightlifting competition last year.

Brenda Fergusson of Parksville won a bronze medal in the A&R Open Weightlifting competition in Port Alberni on Saturday, February 27.

The Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association (PGOSA) member set new Canadian and B.C. masters weightlifting records in the 70–74 age group, according to coach and husband Ed Fergusson.

She increased the snatch record she set last year from 28 to 29 kg and the clean and jerk record from 36 to 40 kg.

Fergusson is a member of the Crossfit Nanaimo/Hercules Weightlifting Club and trains three times a week at Jim’s Gym in Parksville.

— Submitted by Ed Fergusson