Holley Mangold is the younger sister to New York Jets Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold, and she is ready to have the spotlight to herself and compete for an Olympic medal in weightlifting for the United States.
Mangold, 22, will represent the U.S. in the superheavyweight division. She qualified for the games in March when she won the clean-and-jerk competition by lifting 319 pounds, and she took second in the two-hand snatch event with 242-pounds lifted.
Holley is 5-foot-9 and weighs 350 pounds, her brother Nick is 6-foot-4 and weighs 307 pounds.
She played on the offensive line for her high school's football team, and has only trained to be a weightlifter for two years. She left her track and field college scholarship at Ursuline college in Ohio to pursue her Olympic dreams.
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