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South Africa weightlifting: ‘If I get bad grades I have to do a set of squats’



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Soweto, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, has been the home of many top footballers and boxers. But now the township is hoping to make its name in another sport – Olympic weightlifting. BBC Africa went to find out how a small backyard gym is forging the next generation of South African champions – helping them to build their muscles and their minds.Produced, filmed and edited by Christian Parkinson


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