Watch Mattie Rogers Go 6 for 6 to Win the American Open Championship!

Mattie Rogers made easy work of the 2016 American Open Championship, making all six lifts on her way to winning the women’s 69kg category.

Rogers went 97-100-103 in the snatch and 123-127-130 in the clean & jerk to seal her victory. Rogers was well ahead of her competition and didn’t need to attack any record-breaking numbers in order to walk away with all three gold medals (snatch, clean & jerk, and total).

The victory comes less than a month after Rogers won the 2016 World University Championship in Mexico.

She finished 233kg total, 30kg ahead of 69kg A session’s second place finisher, Erin Andica.

Check out all six of Rogers’ lifts below, courtesy of USA Weightlifting.

Earlier in the day, Colin Burns set a new American Senior snatch record in the men’s 94kg weight class with 173kg. Watch Burns’ record breaking lift here.

Featured image: USA Weightlifting on Facebook

David Tao

David Tao

BarBend's Co-Founder and Editorial Director, David is a veteran of the health & fitness industry, with nearly a decade of experience building and running editorial teams in the space. He also serves as a color commentator for both National and International weightlifting competitions, many through USA Weightlifting.

David graduated from Harvard University and served for several years as Editorial Director/Chief Content Officer of In addition to his work in the health & fitness industry, David has been a writer for Fortune and, as well as a contributor to, Slate, and numerous other outlets across the web and in print. He's especially passionate about the intersection of strength sports and quality, professional media coverage — overlapping interests shared by the BarBend editorial team and which drive their content strategy each and every day.

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