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95 Lb. Woman, Thienna Ho, Breaks Men's Dead Lifting Guinness World Record by nearly 15,000 Pounds

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Athletes who heard the rumor said it couldn't be done. How could a 5-foot woman, barely weighing in at 95 pounds compete with professional weightlifting men to set a new world record? On August 14, at St. Emydius Gym in San Francisco, Dr. Thienna Ho showed them how as she set the new Guinness World Record for the heaviest sumo deadlift in one hour.

Super-Athlete Thienna Ho Goes for Yet Another Guinness World Record in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Thirty years ago, Thienna Ho and her family were Vietnamese boat people who survived a brutal attack by Thai pirates during a treacherous voyage on their way to their new home in San Francisco. Now Thienna is a super-athlete who has broken Guinness World Records (GWR) for feats of strength and endurance. On August 14 she plans to take the men's Guinness World Record for the most weight dead lifted in one hour.