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First Female Weightlifter to win a medal

First British Female Weightlifter to win a medal

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First British Female Weightlifter to win a medal. Congratulations Emily Campbell for winning silver!!🥈

Emily Campbell became the first British female weightlifter to win an Olympic medal with +87kg silver.

The 27-year-old lifted a total of 283kg as China’s Li Wenwen won gold with a new Olympic record of 320kg.

Campbell, making her Olympic debut in Tokyo, was fourth after the snatch.  But moved on to the podium with successive clean and jerk lifts of 156kg and 161kg.

American Sarah Robles won bronze with a total of 282kg.


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