Jessica Lucero Clean & Jerks Double Body Weight, Breaks American Record

Jessica Lucero clean and jerks 116kg to break American Record at 2017 USAW National Championships.
Jessica Lucero clean and jerks 116kg to break American Record at 2017 USAW National Championships.

Jessica Lucero clean and jerked 116kg last night at the 2017 USAW National Championships. The lift was double body weight for Lucero who competes in the 58kg weight category. Lucero also set a new American Record with the lift.

Lucero went 5-for-6 with her only miss coming on her last snatch attempt at 94kg. She was the last lifter with all three lifts in both the snatch and the clean and jerk on her way to easily sweeping gold across the board.

Lucero finished with a 92-116-208 stat line. She finished 16kg ahead of 2nd place finisher Sarabeth Phillips. Phillips will be competing in the CrossFit Games Atlantic Regional on June 2-4 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Watch Lucero’s record breaking lift below.

@jessicalucero9 sets a new American Record with a 116kg clean & jerk at #17Natls. She also swept gold! #NationalChamp

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