Robin Goad

Robin Elizabeth Goad (born January 17, 1970 in Newnan, Georgia), also known as Robin Byrd-Goad, is a retired female Olympic weightlifter from the United States, who competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She won the bronze medal in the women's – 53 kg division at the 1998 World Weightlifting Championships in Lahti. Goad competed in the first Women's World Championships in 1987 at age seventeen and was the only female Olympian to compete in the 2000 Olympics who was also present at that first women's Worlds. She currently teaches Physical Education at an elementary school.

Robin Goad
Personal information
BornJanuary 17, 1970
Medal record
Women’s Weightlifting
Representing the  United States
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Istanbul – 50 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Lahti – 53 kg
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1999 Winnipeg – 53 kg

Weightlifting achievementsEdit

  • Junior and Senior American record holder in snatch, clean and jerk, and total (1986–1992)
  • Senior National Champion (1988, 1989, 1991–1996, 1999, & 2001)
  • Senior American record holder in snatch, clean and jerk, and total (1993–1997)
  • Senior World Champion (1994)
  • Pan Am Games Champion (1999)
  • Olympic Games team member (2000)
  • Set one Senior World record during career
  • All-Time Junior and Senior American record holder in snatch and total

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