Kendrick Farris to lift in Group B at Olympics

Shreveport’s Kendrick Farris will participate in Group B in the 85kg weightlifting competition at the Olympic Games in London on Aug. 3.

Farris, who finished eighth with a 362kg total in Beijing in 2008, is part of an 11-lifter group to begin at 4 a.m. (CDT) at ExCeL London.

The final 12 lifters in the 85kg class will compete in Group A beginning at 1 p.m. (CDT).

 

Group A is scheduled to be shown live on MSNBC. You can watch a live stream of Group B at nbcolympics.com.

 

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