Karyn Marshall

Dr. Karyn Marshall, DC, (born 1956 in Miami, Florida) is an American Olympic weightlifter of Norwegian descent who is notable for being world champion in 1987. She set 60 American and world records in women's weightlifting and is the first woman in history to clean and jerk over 300 lb (136 kg). She became a doctor of chiropractic and runs a private practice in Shrewsbury, New Jersey while battling breast cancer since 2011. In 2011, Marshall was inducted into the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame.

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