Mattie Rogers Misses Rio
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132KG Clean and Jerk – Miss
132KF Clean and Jerk (2nd attempt) – Success
141KG Clean and Jerk – Miss
Mattie: “I fought with everything I had and though it was possible, I lost this battle. Heart breaking is an understatement. Making the Olympic team is all I’ve ever wanted. It is everything I have thought, dreamed, worked and LIVED for every single day for the last 2 years. Those who I’ve seen discredit me because “this isn’t a popularity contest, she just isn’t good enough. The ranking is the way it is for a reason”; you’re wrong. I am good enough. I am strong enough. And I will come back better.” Full Post.
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Jacob Heppner does chest-to-bar Mary.
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