Canada has qualified three lifters for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Annie Moniqui (W58), Christine Girard (W63), and Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau (W69). Christine finished 4th in Beijing at the 2008 Olympics. She has been steadily improving since, recently winning Gold at the 2011 Pan-Am Games in Guadalajera, Mexico, setting Pan-Am records in the Snatch and Total. She has a legitimate shot at bringing home Canada a medal. It looks like her preparation for the games has been going well, as she hit a record 107 snatch just a month ago:
You can stream the lifters live or catch them later from the CTV Olympic website.
Make sure you catch these sessions:
Mon, Jul 30, 7:30am EDT, W58 Group B (Annie Moniqui)
Tue, Jul 31, 10:30am EDT, W63 Group A (Christine Girard)
Wed, Aug 1, 7:30am EDT, W69 Group B (Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau)