Weightlifter Collapses : Venezuelan weightlifter buckles under the pressure at Pan Am Games ‘Watch’

Weightlifter Collapses : Venezuelan weightlifter buckles under the pressure at Pan Am Games - Watch

Weightlifter collapses while hoisting 233-pound weight.

This is the dramatic moment a female weightlifter collapsed while competing at the Pan Am games in Ontario.

Genesis Rodriguez Gomez, a 20-year-old Venezuelan, was taking part in the 53kg Group A event, when she missed an attempt on the clean and jerk while attempting to lift 106kg (233lbs).

She managed to raise the bar to her shoulders, but collapsed as she lifted it above her head.

Luckily, the bar fell behind her rather than on top of her, preventing any serious inury.

Gomez recovered to complete her second attempt at the same weight, and also successfully lifted 109kg to win the silver medal.