Tia-Clair Toomey Making Headlines

Tia-Clair Toomey at the 2015 IWF World Championships
Photo Credit: Lifting Life

Tia-Clair Toomey is no stranger to the CrossFit community, especially after finishing 2nd place at the CrossFit Games in 2015 and again this year. Toomey, however, hasn’t just excelled at the sport of CrossFit. She has also made a name for herself in the weightlifting community.

Toomey is headed to Rio to compete at Olympics for her country, Australia. Toomey will compete in the 58kg weight class and is scheduled to lift on Monday, August 8. Following Toomey’s success in Carson at the CrossFit Games and now heading to the Olympics, Toomey has been making headlines in the major news outlets.

Here are some of the notable articles:

Tia-Clair Toomey at Olympics after World CrossFit Games (via ESPN)

World’s second-fittest woman Tia-Clair Toomey ready for Rio after amazing CrossFit Games performance (via Fox Sports)

Olympics-Weightlifting-World’s ‘Second Fittest Woman’ ready for Rio (via Yahoo Sports)

Rio 2016: Crossfit competitor Olympics-bound after taking up weightlifting (via ABC News)