Friday, April 1, 2011

Nurcan Taylan - World Record Clean and Jerk

Last year on September 17th, Nurcan Taylan of Antalya, Turkey set the world record for the clean and jerk  in the 48kg (106 lb) weight class.  Her winning lift at the World Championships was for an astonishing 121 kg (267 lbs).  At only five feet tall, Nurcan is also Turkey's first ever female Olympic gold medalist.

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