Nelson’s Levi Taylor (right), seen here with his coach Leo Grypma, won three medals at the junior weightlifting nationals. Photo: Submitted

Nelson’s Levi Taylor (right), seen here with his coach Leo Grypma, won three medals at the junior weightlifting nationals. Photo: Submitted

Nelson weightlifter wins 3 medals at junior nationals

Levi Taylor walked away with a silver and two bronze

Nelson’s Levi Taylor captured three medals at the Junior National Weightlifting Championship in Montreal on June 4 to 5.

Taylor took silver in snatch with a lift of 106 kilograms. He also won bronze in clean and jerk at 124 kg, and the overall bronze for his combined total on both lifts.

The medals came after Taylor, who is coached by Power By You’s Leo Grypma, also won bronze in snatch at the Senior Canadian Weightlifting Championship in Kelowna on May 20.

He’s the latest member of his family to step onto the podium at the junior nationals after Emily Taylor took bronze at the event in 2020.