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Cheryl Haworth

Cheryl Haworth is a 3-time Olympic Weightlifter and World Record Holder. Cheryl was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006 with a B.F.A. in Historic Preservation.

Cheryl is a eleven-time consecutive National Champion. She earned the title of “Strongest Woman in the United States” in 1998 at the age of fifteen and still holds all School-age Junior, Senior and Pan-American records in the Super Heavyweight Class.

Cheryl brought home an Olympic Bronze Medal for the United States in 2000 from the Sydney Olympic Games. She went on to also compete in the Athens, Greece Olympic Games in 2004 and Beijing, China Olympic Games in 2008.

Cheryl currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and operates Haworth Weightlifting out of BTB Fitness in Buckhead.

Cheryl Haworth Olympian, Weightlifter
Cheryl Haworth Olympian, Weightlifter (Olympian, Weightlifter)

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