Senior Lifters

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More people than we can count have graced the platforms at LBH since Morris Weissbrot founded the Olympic weightlifting program in 1962. We’re trying to compile an e-mail list of current and past LBH team members as well as update …
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Jimmy Ellis

Lifting as a 69 kg and 77 kg lifter Jimmy has snatched over bodyweight. It seems like Jimmy is making personal records every week. With some more training Jimmy could qualify for the American Championships in the near future. Jimmy …
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Jes­sica Carrero

Coach Triolo thought he died and went to Olympic weightlifting heaven when Jessica strolled into the gym. Naturally strong, genetically gifted, and dedicated to getting stronger, Jessica has shocked the weightlifting world. Under coach Joe Triolo, she has qualified for …
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Yoon Sohn

Yoon’s explosive style and rock-solid bottom position are demonstrative of a natural Olympic lifter. Training under coach Joe Triolo and assistant coach Jeff Scott, Yoon recently qualified for the 2007 Empire State Games. Although training barely a year, Yoon is …
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Tom Sit­tinger

An all around athlete and physical fitness buff, Tom correctly decided to focus his energy on the king of sports — Olympic lifting. Training under Coach Triolo, Tom has already hoisted some hefty weights. We are looking to see Tom …
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Den­nis Mitsanis

Former bodybuilder, Dennis has been lifting for two years under Coach Triolo. After winning and placing in several local and regional meets, Dennis has just qualified for the 2007 Empire State Games. When not lifting Dennis works as a personal …
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John Alston

Former Golden Glove boxer, John lives in Bushwick Brooklyn and commutes to the Lost Battalion Hall on the L train. A quick learner and natural athlete, he has already medalled in several weightlifting contests. His power snatch is second to …
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David Tieu

David commutes from the Bronx to the Lost Battalion Hall. David has been perfecting his lifting technique with the assistance of Coach Joe Triolo and Len Bacino. Already snatching over bodyweight, we expect David to be a major player on …
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Hubert Kostro

Hubert started lifting in the summer of 2005 and is quickly mastering the Olympic lifts. He has natural flexibility, speed, and athletic ability, which will serve him well in his first competition. Hubert is such a dedicated lifter that he’ll …
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Oskar Novakovsky

Oskar hails from the Ukraine in the former USSR. Pound-for-pound Oskar is one of our strongest lifters. He recently competed in the 2005 New York State Empire State Games and at meets in Connecticut and New Jersey. The entertaining and …
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