Masters Weightlifting Championship comes to SLC

SALT LAKE CITY – The Masters Weightlifting National Championships kicked off Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.

The event, open to top master athletes from ages 35-to-85, gives athletes of other sports or those who haven't had competitive exposure an opportunity to be involved in an Olympic sport.

FOX 13 photojournalist Taylor Schuss contributed to this story.

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