When Raelene started weightlifting, she was walking away in heaps of pain after training.

She’s been Victorian champion two years in a row and now her sights are set on the Olympics.

Read more about Raelene on the ABC Open blog open.abc.net.au/posts/raelene-olympic-weightlifting-bendigo-66pp9os

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Video of Raelene Eckardt in competition by Rohan Eckardt.

Sound effect applause from Freesound by RecordingHopkins freesound.org/people/recordinghopkins/sounds/75061/

Sound effect crowd from Freesound by Joeybtown

Video production by Jane Curtis, ABC Open Central Victoria for the ABC Open project 110% open.abc.net.au/projects/110-09kk3ol#/discover

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