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Jack Barrett Wins Four Medals at 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games


Jack Barrett Wins Four Medals at 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games

Posted July 18, 2011

At the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, won three gold medals and one silver medal in Powerlifting.

Despite having a rocky start in the Squat as well as hit with a stomach virus three days before his competition, Jack Squatted 267.5 kilograms for a new unofficial Special Olympics World Record. He also lifted 130 kilograms in the Bench Press and 285 kilograms in the Deadlift.

At the end of the contest, Jack received three gold medals in the men's super-heavyweight division, one in the Squat, Deadlift, and overall, and a silver medal in the Bench Press.

Congratulations to Jack on his amazing lifts at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games. He made Academy Canada as well as Canada proud.

Jack Barrett's Squat

Jack attempts a Special Olympics World Record in the Squat with a lift of 267.5 kilograms.

Jack Barrett's Deadlift

Jack attempts a Deadlift of 285 kilograms.

Jack Medal Presentations

Jack is about to receive his gold medal in the Squat event.

Left to right: Hamad Aljabar (Qatar), Jozsef Racz (Hungary), Jack Barrett (Canada), and Jermaine Edie (USA).

2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games Medals

Jack Barrett's Powerlifting medals from the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
(Source: CBC Corner Brook Facebook Page)


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