Notre Dame's Olivia Reeves Claims Medals At IWF Junior World Championships

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Olivia Reeves
Olivia Reeves

Olivia Reeves, who just graduated from Notre Dame High School, put on a clinic in the 71 kilogram weight class at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships, according to her coach, Steve Fauer.

The competition began on May 21 and ran through Sunday, but Wednesday belonged to the stellar lifts by Reeves. She scored silver in the snatch, gold in the clean and jerk, and gold overall.

Here are the full stats from her first-place performance:

Reeves weighed in at 70.75 kilograms.


98 kilograms (216.1 pounds)

102 kilograms (224.9 pounds) silver medal

Clean and Jerk
122 kilograms (269 pounds)
127 kilograms (280 pounds) - gold medal 
130 kilograms (286.6 pounds)
Total - 229 kilograms (504.9 pounds) - gold medal.
Reeves has been a dominant force in the 71-kilogram class for years.
She currently holds all three Youth American records at 71 kilograms in the 16-17 Girls division.
She also holds the clean and jerk record at 64 kilograms in the 14-15 Girls division.
She was on Team USA when they swept team titles at the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships. 


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