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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Egyptian weightlifting champion Sara Ahmed looking to make history with first world championship medal

Egyptian weightlifting champion Sara Ahmed is “aiming to make more history at the IWF world weightlifting championships” next week, the International Olympic Committee says. 19-year-old Ahmed first grabbed attention at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, where she landed a gold medal for her “starring performance.” She then went on to become the first Arab woman to win an Olympic weightlifting medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Ahmed now has her sights on landing her first World Championship medal next week and a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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