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Old 08-21-2008, 09:18 AM   #10
Arien Malec
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Originally Posted by Richard Thomas View Post
That final went right down to the wire didn't it! Glad to see him win after hearing his circumstances.
There have been a large number of utterly thrilling men's contests this olympics, with the 105+ class being clearly the most emotional. Many of the weightclasses have been won by someone pulling a lift out of nowhere to take gold.

Unfortunately, on the women's side, there have been a number of incredibly boring contests, where the gold medalist opened her lifting at a weight 5 kilos over where the silver medalist stopped.

China did an amazing job of finding some incredibly talented women whose power, strength and technique is impressive.
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