The Oakland Post

Powerlifting Club offers welcoming environment

Powerlifting Club offers welcoming environment

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter November 9, 2022

Powerlifting at Oakland University is a new student organization which seeks to provide a welcoming environment for lifters of all experience levels. Christina Johnson, an OU freshman majoring in exercise...

Kate Nye became the first American weightlifter in over 20 years to medal silver or better at the Olympics, earning a silver medal in the womens 76 kg/156 lbs category on Sunday.

OU student, weightlifter Kate Nye wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 2, 2021

Kate Nye’s five-year journey from CrossFit enthusiast to Olympic weightlifter culminated on Sunday when she won a silver medal in the women's 76 kg/156 lbs category at the Tokyo Summer Games. Nye...

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