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Ecuadorean weight lifter

London 2012 - Maria Alexandra Escobar Guerrero snatches 103kg over her head during women’s competition.
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Weighty burden

London 2012 - Republic of Korea's Yang Eun-Hye shows the strain as she competes in the women's 58kg weightlifting contest at the ExCel.
IOC/John Huet
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Squat and thrust

London 2012 - Team GB's Zoe Smith - once nicknamed 'Britain's strongest schoolgirl' - rests on her haunches before powering up in the women's 58kg weightlifting clean and jerk round.
IOC/John Huet
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Yang Eun-Hye competes in 58kg

London 2012 - Korea’s Yang Eun-Hye competes in 58kg group of women’s weightlifting.
IOC/John Huet
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Diaz in mid-lift

London 2012 - Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines competes in the women's 58kg weightlifting competition.
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Escobar Guerrero chalks up

London 2012 - Chalk helps weightlifter Maria Alexandra Escobar Guerrero maintain a grip.
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