September 28, 1978|
|Height||1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
At the 2008 Oceania Championships he won the gold medal in the 62 kg category. He also represented the Federated States of Micronesia in weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, where he ranked 11th in the 62 kg category. He was also his country's flag bearer during the Games' opening ceremony.
He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics where he ranked #10 in the Men's 62 kg category.
|Athlete||Event||Snatch||Clean & Jerk||Total||Rank|
|Manuel Minginfel||-62 kg||120 kg||15th||155 kg||10th||275 kg||11th|
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