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Name  Derrick Crass

Role  Olympic athlete
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Former Olympic Weightlifter Derrick Crass


Derrick Crass (born August 6, 1960) was an Olympic weightlifter for the United States. In his early years he lifted under Coach and Mentor Ted Frank at the Belleville Weightlifting Club (IL) who laid the foundation for all future lifting achievements. In his early twenties he was selected to train at the Colorado Springs Training Facility and from then on was coached by Harvey Newton and Jim Schmitz. In 1996, he had the honor of gracing the cover of a CD, entitled Amazing Disgrace, by the rock band The Posies. The image was taken from the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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Weightlifting achievements

  • Olympic team member (1984 and 1988)
  • Pan Am Games team member (1987)
  • Senior World Championship team member (1982 and 1989)
  • Junior World Championships team member (1980)
  • Gold Medalist in Oceania Championships (1984)
  • Silver Medalist in Manuel Saurez Cup (1987)
  • Bronze Medalist in Moomba Cup (1990)
  • Senior National Champion (1987, 1989, and 1990)
  • Best Lifter at Senior National Championships (1989)
  • References

    Derrick Crass Wikipedia


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