Two retired and one active duty law enforcement officers, all from El Dorado County, participated in bench press at the recent United States Police and Fire Championships in San Diego.
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Frank Rodriguez, 48, representing Placerville CHP with a body weight of 198 pounds, bench pressed 401 pounds to win the gold for the 45-49 age group.
Retired Los Angeles Police Depart. Tom Vigen, 73, won the gold for the 70-74 age division/181-198 class. Vigen bench pressed 308 pounds with a body weight of 184 pounds.
Walt Finn, weighing 178 pounds, took silver for the 55-59 age group. Finn, 55, a retired Alameda County Sheriff, hoisted 265 pounds.