Taitingfong earns powerlifting gold

MAKING GAINS: Vicente Taitingfong, an airman in the U.S. Air Force, represented the island at the 2019 U.S. Powerlifting Association North Dakota Open recently. Formerly of Dededo and the proud husband of Brittany M. Taitingfong, Vicente bagged three gold medals and one silver in the Open and Junior division in the 75-kilogram/165-pound class. His best lifts overall were the Squat (364 pounds); Bench (242 pounds); and Deadlift (563 pounds). Contributed photo