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VIDEO: Teen weightlifting champion from Oakland talks about Olympic dreams

on September 7, 2021

Seth Evans, an Oakland middle-school student, won four gold medals this summer at the USA Weightlifting National Youth Championships in Detroit.

Oakland North caught up with Seth and his father, Dion, during a weekly training session at SPS Gym in August. Seth talks about competition, his training regimen and his dream of competing in the 2028 summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Seth Evans
Seth Evans, 13, of Oakland, displays the medals he won at the 2021 national youth weightlifting championship.

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