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Weightlifter Faints After Successful Clean and Jerk

Olympic athlete does a faceplant after massive 385 pound lift.

As we have seen earlier today with weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan, the Olympics can clearly be a dangerous place. Although in the case of Milko Olavi Tokola it didn’t appear to be because he was overwhelmed by the actual weight, but rather the combination of the energy expended and exuberance applied after completing the 385-pound lift

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As you can see during the attempt, Tokola's legs were already wobbly as he hoisted the weight above his head. The big man had to take a few small steps before he finally settled in and locked his arms for a successful lift. After a few seconds of intense jubilation, he ultimately fell head first down the steps before a trainer came to the rescue.

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