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Why Lifting Heavy Is Not Just For Men

When you hear the word “weightlifter,” an image of a large, bulky man probably comes to mind. But in recent years, female weightlifting has certainly been on the rise. Male competitions have been around since the 1800s, and the first women-only competition didn’t take place until 1987. While male weightlifting has always been part of

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Double joy for Webster as graduation followed by Team GB selection

Weightlifter Sonny Webster has been selected by Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – just hours after graduating from the University of Bath. Webster, who completed his three-year Sports Performance course this summer, will make his Olympic debut in the men’s 94kg division after being crowned as British Champion in that weight category

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