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Olivia Baker

Olivia Baker

Olivia Baker was New Zealand's highest performing female weightlifter in the Commonwealth and Olympic games. At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester she was awarded a silver medal in the 75+ kilograms snatch and two bronze medals for the 75+ kilograms clean and jerk and the 75+ kilograms combined. At the 2000 Sydney Olympics Baker finished eighth in the 75+ kilograms combined category.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Bodybuilding, weightlifting and powerlifting - Weightlifting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 January 2022)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015