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Olympic weightlifters mid-lift

You would look stressed if you were lifting that much weight, too.

Muhamad Hasbi, of Indonesia, competes in the men's
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Muhamad Hasbi, of Indonesia, competes in the men's 62kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

Thailand's Sukanya Srisurat competes in the Women's 58kg
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Thailand's Sukanya Srisurat competes in the Women's 58kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 8, 2016.

Fakhad Kharki of Kazakhstan makes an attempt during
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Fakhad Kharki of Kazakhstan makes an attempt during the men's 62kg group A category of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Weightlifting events at the Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 8, 2016.

Seychelles Rick Yves Confiance makes an attempt at
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Seychelles Rick Yves Confiance makes an attempt at 127 kg during qualifying in the men's 62 kg weightlifting competition Monday at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

Farkhad Kharki, of Kazakhstan, stumbles during the men's
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Farkhad Kharki, of Kazakhstan, stumbles during the men's 62kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

Sukanya Srisurat of Thailand competes during the Women's
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Sukanya Srisurat of Thailand competes during the Women's 58kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on Aug. 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Eko Yuli Irawan of Indonesia competes during the
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Eko Yuli Irawan of Indonesia competes during the Men's 62kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on Aug. 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sri Lanka's Anton Sudesh P. Kurukulasooriyage can't make
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Sri Lanka's Anton Sudesh P. Kurukulasooriyage can't make a lift during qualifying in the men's 62 kg weightlifting competition Monday at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera of Colombia competes during
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Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera of Colombia competes during the Men's 62kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on Aug. 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Muhamad Hasbi of Indonesia competes during the Men's
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Muhamad Hasbi of Indonesia competes during the Men's 62kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on Aug. 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Thailand's Sukanya Srisurat competes in the Women's 58kg
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Thailand's Sukanya Srisurat competes in the Women's 58kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 8, 2016.

Mirco Scarantino of Italy competes during the Men's
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Mirco Scarantino of Italy competes during the Men's 56kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sinphet Kruaithong of Thailand competes during the men's
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Sinphet Kruaithong of Thailand competes during the men's 56kg category competition of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Weightlifting events at the Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 07 August 2016.

Indonesia's Dewi Safitri competes during the women's 53kg
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Indonesia's Dewi Safitri competes during the women's 53kg weightlifting event at the Rio 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016.

South Korea's Yoon Jin Hee competes during the
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South Korea's Yoon Jin Hee competes during the women's 53kg weightlifting event at the Rio 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016.

Tawain's Hsu Shu-Ching competes during the women's 53kg
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Tawain's Hsu Shu-Ching competes during the women's 53kg weightlifting event at the Rio 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016.

Witoon Mingmoon of Thailand competes during the Men's
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Witoon Mingmoon of Thailand competes during the Men's 56kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Hsu Shu-ching of Taiwan competes during the women's
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Hsu Shu-ching of Taiwan competes during the women's 53kg category of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Weightlifting events at the Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 7, 2016.

Yoon Jin-hee, of South Korea, struggles during an
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Yoon Jin-hee, of South Korea, struggles during an unsuccessful lift in the women's 53kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.

Yoon Jin-hee of South Korea competes during the
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Yoon Jin-hee of South Korea competes during the women's 53kg category of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games weightlifting events at the Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Braziil on Aug. 7, 2016.

Hidilyn Diaz, of the Philipines, competes in the
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Hidilyn Diaz, of the Philipines, competes in the women's 53kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. Diaz won the silver medal.

Rebeka Koha, of Latvia, competes in the women's
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Rebeka Koha, of Latvia, competes in the women's 53kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.

Olympic gold medallist in the men's 56-kilogram category,
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Olympic gold medallist in the men's 56-kilogram category, North Korean weightlifter Om Yun Chol, trains at the Rio de Janeiro's Riocentro Pavilion on Aug. 4, 2016, ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

A weightlifting athlete practices at the weightlifting practice
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A weightlifting athlete practices at the weightlifting practice facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 3, 2016.

A weightlifting athlete practices at the weightlifting practice
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A weightlifting athlete practices at the weightlifting practice facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 3, 2016.

Li Yajun of China trains during a weightlifting
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Li Yajun of China trains during a weightlifting training session, on Aug. 3, 2016 at Rio de Janeiro's Riocentro Pavilion ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

A weightlifting athlete practices at the weightlifting practice
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A weightlifting athlete practices at the weightlifting practice facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 3, 2016.

Xiang Yanmei of China trains during a weightlifting
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Xiang Yanmei of China trains during a weightlifting training session, on Aug. 3, 2016 at Rio de Janeiro's Riocentro Pavilion ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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