Mattie Rogers Wins World University Championship

Continuing a hot streak for American weightlifters, Mattie Rogers took home gold in the snatch, clean & jerk, and total to win the World University Championships in the women’s 69kg category.

Rogers made all three snatch attempts 95, 99, and 103kg to finish with a new American University Record.

In the clean & jerk, Rogers again made all three lifts (122, 126, and 132kg) to grab two more American University Records for that lift and the total. Overall, Rogers finished 20kg ahead of second place finisher and two-time Olympian Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau of Canada.

This was the third day of competition. Team USA weightlifters won medals on both Day 1 and Day 2 in impressive displays.

Rogers’ is the second overall (total) gold for Team USA so far; Kerri Keegan won gold in the women’s 48kg class on Day 1.

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