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3010: Olympic weightlifter aims to break records and barriers

Sofia Zudova is an Olympic weightlifter studying a Juris Doctor at The University of Melbourne. Sophia sat down with The Citizen to discuss how weightlifting is showing the way for female empowerment in sport. Gerard Cockburn and Xinhui Wang report.

Video by Gerard Cockburn
and Xinhui Wang


About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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