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Were all behind her: Chestatee High watches, celebrates Jenny Arthurs Olympic moment
US weightlifter sets American record while placing sixth overall in Rio
Kelly Arthur watches as his daughter Jenny competes Friday in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro from Jenny’s alma mater, Chestatee High School. She placed sixth overall in the weightlifting competition.
Students at Chestatee High School spent the last hour of the school day Friday on the edge of their seats in front of screens throughout the school. Friday was Jenny Arthur Day at Chestatee High, and the school watched as the 2012 graduate competed in the weightlifting Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Arthur came in sixth overall, setting a new American Olympic record with a lift of 107 kilograms (about 235 pounds) in the snatch.