Brazil Has High Hopes in Weightlifting Test Event in Rio

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Champion weightlifter from Brazil, Fernando Reis, will be carrying the expectations of his country in the weight class category of 105kg + over the next few days. He is competing, along with lifters from ten other countries, in the Aquece Rio Olympic warm-up event at the Carioca Arena 1 in Barra da Tijuca until April 10th.

Reis, who will compete on Sunday at 4:30 PM, is one of . . .

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