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Superheavyweights Sarah Robles and Holley Mangold, sister of New York Jets center Nick Mangold, qualified for the London Games on Sunday at the women's U.S. Olympic weightlifting trials.
Robles and Mangold dueled all day in the two lifts, snatch and clean-and-jerk. Robles led after the snatch, with a best-of-three lift of 114 kilograms to Mangold's 110.
Mangold, from nearby Dayton and a member of the Columbus Weighlifting Club, nailed a 145-kilogram clean-and-jerk to slide past Robles and clinch the second qualifying spot.
A large crowd roared its approval during the competition, held for the first time in conjunction with the annual Arnold Sports Festival. Fifteen lifters competed for the two spots.
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