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Marilou Dozois-Prévost is certainly no stranger to the international weightlifting competition stage.

Having competed in the Beijing Olympics last year, the Commonwealth Games, as well as a few World Weightlifting Championships, she has shown promise into becoming one of the top athletes of her sport.

Training and competing in a few local events back in her native Canada, Prévost is preparing for this year's World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang, South Korea (Nov. 17-29).

Previously, this sensational 23-year-old in action was last seen in action at the '08 Games, placing 10th in the 48kg (105.82 lbs) weight class.

About 14 months later, Prévost has upgraded, so to speak, to the 53kg (116.85 lbs) division.

She is no stranger to the 53kg category, having competed in that series in her two previous ventures at the WWCs in '06 and '07, in which she placed 15th and 26th overall in the Women's 53kg class standings.

Realizing that there is a tremendous hill to climb in her new "old" level, the Montreal native knows that progressive steps are needed to truly succeed in her sport.

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