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Olympian Elizabeth Poblete Gives Birth During Weightlifting Session

by | 16th, December 2009

elizabeth-pobleteANY golfers aiming to be the female Tiger Woods take note: Chilean Olympic weightlifter Elizabeth Poblete, 22, gave birth during a training session. No, it wasn’t to prove how tough she was. Poblete didn’t know she was pregnant.

Ms Poblete gave birth three months early. The baby is in intensive care at a hospital in Sao Paulo. Baby Thrust weighs 2.54lbs and about 14 inches long.

Says Horacio Reis:

“A week ago I acted as a judge in a competition in Chile and this girl was competing. All went well and she won the competition. I could see she was a big girl, round and strong. That’s all I noticed.”

Poblete finished 12th place in the 75kg women’s category at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Golf is nto an Olympic sport…



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