Weightlifter to be Featured on Fox Sports

Alexandra Thornton is not to be trifled with.
Alexandra Thornton is not to be trifled with; 44 kilograms equals 97 pounds.

Alexandra Thornton, a seventh-grader at Highland Park Middle School, will be featured on the episode of Chevy Hometown Kids that will air at 10 a.m. Saturday on Fox Sports Southwest. Two weeks later, Thornton is scheduled to compete in the¬†American Open Weightlifting Championships. The average age of the lifters in her weight class (48 kilograms, or 105.8 pounds) is almost 28, with the oldest being 41. She’s 12 years old.

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  • November 23, 2013 at 9:50 am
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    Wow! Very impressive.

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