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Weightlifting: Four area lifters win gold at Georgia Games
Mike Moon, George Bradley, R. Garry Glenn, Clarence Smith pose with gold medals won at Georgia Games on Saturday at Iron Beast gym in Gainesville. - photo by For The Times

Northeast Georgia athletes took home four gold medals in the bench press-only categories Saturday at the 2016 Georgia Games event at Iron Beast gym in Gainesville.

George Bradley of Gainesville won the Master’s Men’s (MM) 148-pound class, equipped 55-59 bench-only age group with a lift of 225 pounds.

R. Garry Glenn of Oakwood took top honors by pushing 320 pounds in MM 60-64, 220-pound class.

Clarence Smith of Cleveland won gold in the MM 70-74 Raw 220-pound class with a press of 225 pounds.

Gainesville’s Mike Moon competed in his first meet ever with the heaviest bench of the day, pressing 365 pounds on his third lift. Moon won gold in the Raw MM 45-49, 242-pound class.

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