Gold medal for Marshall's teenage weightlifter

Courtesy of ABC Radio Australia

2016 Rio Olympics are in sight for a 16 year old Marshall Islands teenager Mathlynn "Mattie" Sasser.

She beat lifters from Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Fiji to win the gold in a combined class of 58kg and 63kgs

Terry Sasser, Secretary General of the Marshall Islands National Olympic Committee and Mattie's father, says her medal win came from hard work.

Link to Radio Interview

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/program/pacific-beat/gold-medal-for-marshalls-teenage-weightlifter/1088480

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Terry Sasser, Secretary General, Marshall Islands National Olympic Committee




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