(Connor Bazilsky: Photo submitted)
Fifteen-year-old lifter Connor Bazilsky from Ameliasburgh’s Victory Barbell Club earned a silver medal at the Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships held in Halifax.
Bazilsky competed in the 56 kilogram class. He snatched 165 pounds and lifted 222 pounds in the Clean and Jerk for a personal best total of 387 pounds.
Bazilsky helped Team Ontario to a third place finish. He will be on the platform again along with teammate Addison Walker at the Ontario Winter Games in Orillia in March.