Mattie Rogers Set New Weightlifting Records and Wins 3 Golds
Congratulations to Mattie Rogers - USA Weightlifting Champion
Mattie Rogers went six-for-six to set new American university records and claim 3 golds in her lifts at the World University Weightlifting Championships in Merida, Mexico on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Rogers sent shock waves through the games as she cruised through her lifts.
She started by nailing three consecutive lifts in the snatch (95kg, 99kg, 103kg…227 lb!) to win snatch gold. Rogers then followed that up with another three-for-three performance in the clean and jerk to secure 122kg and 126kg before nailing the 132kg to win the gold in clean and jerk AND total (335 kg)!