Height 1.58 m
|Name Manuel Minginfel|
Country F.S. Micronesia
Weight 62 kg
|Born September 28, 1978 (age 44) (1978-09-28) Yap|
Manuel minginfel clean jerk 158kg london 2012 olympics
Manuel Minginfel (born September 28, 1978) is a weightlifter representing the Federated States of Micronesia.
In the 62 kg category, he ranked 10th at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 7th at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships, and 4th at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships.
At the 2008 Oceania Championships he won the gold medal in the 62 kg category. He also represented the Federated States of Micronesia in weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, where he ranked 11th in the 62 kg category. He was also his country's flag bearer during the Games' opening ceremony.
He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics where he ranked #10 in the Men's 62 kg category.
Minginfel is a native of Yap. He set a new record snatch in the men's 56 kilo category at the South Pacific Games in Samoa in 2007.