Argumentative Analysis: Women's Weightlifting Competition

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On the 8th of August at the Pavilion 2 of Rio centro, 2016 Olympics, the woman's weightlifting competition was held. Marie García earned herself second place after lifting 242 kg, under Jackie Robinson, lifting an outstanding 261 kg. Maria García, being the previous gold medalist for 3 years, was not happy with the results. On August 9th, García demands for Robinson to be disqualified from the competition, which funnily enough, will boost her up to first place. Her anger is aimed towards the fact that Jackie Robinson is a transgender male who competed in the women's weightlifting. García, expectantly, didn't have a problem with Robinson’s gender status until after the rankings were announced. “If García won gold, she would never have said anything

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