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snatch

An Olympic lift in which a barbell’s weight is raised from the floor to locked arms overhead in a single smooth and continuous movement. The snatch has two components: the pull, in which the barbell is pulled as high as the lifter can manage (usually to mid-chest height), which is followed by flipping the barbell overhead into the locked position.
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Upon resistance, the robbers gunned down the 8thclass student and fled with the snatched mobile phone.The deceased had recently taken his annual exam and was free these days.
In a professional setting, my law firm once had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to snatch an account-a client that lays the golden egg so to speak.
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Easy does it Swinging the kettlebell into the snatch position
Vanessa Sarno, a 15-year-old from Bohol, was the most accomplished with three gold medals in the 69 kg class by doing 78 kg in the snatch, 98 kg in the clean and jerk and 176 kg total.
Stewart finished lifting with a 22kg snatch and a clean and jerk personal best of 31kg.
Carlo Soriano spearheaded Zamboanga's medal assault in weightlifting with one gold in clean and jerk (121kg) and silver in snatch (95kg.) in men's senior division in the 57.5 kg.
The quick action of an Iranian in apprehending a man who snatched his wife's handbag in front of a luxury hotel in Jalan Conlay here today, has inadvertently helped the police solve several previous snatch thefts involving foreign tourists.
But a third, super-heavyweight Behdad Salimi, who once held the world records in both the snatch and total, had a bad week, coming in second in the snatch, fifth in the clean & jerk and third overall.
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The prized find from Tagbilaran City, Bohol topped the women's 53kg division after carrying 71 kilograms in the snatch and 87kg in the clean and jerk for a total output of 158.
THE Defence Secretary has apologised to the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq while travelling in lightly armoured Snatch Land Rovers.