On the men’s side, Aaron Addison (M69) finished sixth overall with a 125kg/275lb snatch and 147kg/324lb clean & jerk.
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Angelo Bianco (M77) took silver across both disciplines and the overall with a 140kg/308lb snatch and a 175kg/385lb clean & jerk.
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The women representing Team USA also had solid performances. Stephanie Lemmen (W58) took eighth overall with an 87kg/192lb snatch and a 99kg/218lb clean & jerk.
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Mary Peck and Cecily Basques both competed in the women’s 63 division. Basques’ 87kg/192lb snatch and 112kg/247lb clean & jerk were good enough to put her in sixth overall.
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While Peck’s 113kg/249lb clean & jerk wasn’t enough to give her a podium finish in the total, she ended up taking gold in the snatch and setting two new American University records with her 95kg/210lb snatch and 208kg total.
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Day 3 of the FISU University World Championships features three of Team USA's best weightlifters in Mattie Rogers, Travis Cooper, and James Tatum!