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Holley Mangold's Injury-Defying Lift In 11 Pictures

American weightlifter Holley Mangold wasn't sure she'd even be able to finish her event Sunday, due to a wrist injury. But she did — we take a look at her performance below.

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In Olympic weightlifting, a competitor has to complete the "snatch" (lifting the weight overhead in one motion) in order to move on to the "clean and jerk" (lifting it to the shoulders and then overhead). Due to her injury, Mangold was worried she might not.