April 19, 1983
Cheryl Ann Haworth (born April 19, 1983 in Savannah, Georgia) is an Olympic weightlifter for the United States.
When Haworth was a toddler, she was very skinny almost to the point where it was unhealthy. At the age of 12, she began weightlifting to strengthen her muscles for softball. Throughout a typical workout, Haworth is able to lift up to 25 tons.
On top of being a professional weightlifter, Haworth is also a notable artist and has a sold a number of paintings for hundreds of dollars.
Haworth's mother and father's names are Shiela and Robert Haworth. She also has two sisters named Katie and Beth Haworth. Her youngest sister Katie is also a champion weightlifter.
Education [ edit ]
Haworth obtained her degree from
Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. [1 ]
List of achievements [ edit ]
Bronze Medalist in Olympic Games (2000)
Olympic team member (2000 + 2004 + 2008)
Junior World Champion (2001 + 2002)
Silver Medalist in Junior World Championships (1999)
Pan Am Games Champion (1999)
Goodwill Games Champion (2001) Senior National Champion (1998–2008)
Documentary [ edit ]
Strong! is a 2012 documentary by Julie Wyman. It is about Cheryl Haworth's efforts at the end of her career to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. [2 ]
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