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Alavarez finishes second at state fair

August 23, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville News

DES?MOINES - Andrew Alvarez, 13, of Estherville continues to perform well in weight-lifting competitions.

On Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Iowa State Fair, Alvarez finished second in the 165-pound division.

Competing against youth ages 15 and 16, Alvarez deadlifted 300, 325 and 345 pounds.

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Anthony Alvarez of Estherville lifts 345 pounds in the deadlift competition at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 17.

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A 16-year-old won the deadlift with a weight of 365 pounds.

Anthony is the son of Connie and Tina Alvarez of Estherville.

The Iowa State Fair competition had a record number of participants-around 200.



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