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Vernon Patao

Full name: Vernon Patao
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 63-67 kg
Born: February 13, 1970 in Wailuku, Hawaiʻi, United States
Affiliations: Team Haaii
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Vernon Patao was 1990 US Junior Champion and was a three-time US Senior Champion, winning in 1992, 1994, and 1995. He attended the University of Hawai’i in his native state. Patao’s brother, Val, was a four-time Hawai’ian state champion in powerlifting. Vernon learned to lift at Dr. Nelson Yogi’s garage in Kahului on Maui. Patao became a firefighter, and was also a scratch golfer. After 18 years away from competition, and heavy lifting, he returned to coaching weightlifting at a CrossFit gym in Kahului.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Lightweight United States USA 10
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Featherweight United States USA 22

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 22 282.5
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 24T 122.5
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 122.5 x
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 122.5 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 127.5 x
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 12T 160.0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 155.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 160.0 o

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 10 290.0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 9 132.5
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 127.5 o
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 132.5 o
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 135.0 x
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 13T 157.5
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 157.5 o
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 162.5 x
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
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