Retired law enforcement officers Tom Vigen and Walt Finn participated in the recent U.S. Police and Fire Bench Press Championships in San Diego.
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Both won gold medals and set new records. Vigen, 74, body weight 163 pounds, bench-pressed 252 pounds lifting in the 70-74 age group/148-165 weight class.
Finn, 56, body weight 178 pounds, benched 286 pounds in the 55-59 age/165-181 pound division. Vigen is retired from the Los Angeles Police Department and Finn is a retired Alameda County Sheriff.
Both plan to compete next June at the World Police and Fire Games in Washington D.C.