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Egyptian Neama Said competes in 2019 IWF Youth World Championships

The Egyptian weightlifting champion, Neama Said, is competing in the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships held in Las Vegas, the United States, in the 59 kg category, according to Mahmoud Mahgoub, president of the Egyptian Weightlifting Federation. Said, who won the silver medal in this tournament, is the only Egyptian athlete participating in this tournament, …

Daily News Egypt

China faces weightlifting ban after three athletes are stripped of Beijing gold

Following re-tests of samples from the Beijing Olympics in 2008, three Chinese athletes have been stripped of their Olympic gold medals by the IOC. The decision casts serious doubt over the country’s future in the sport.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Thursday that it had disqualified weightlifting gold medallists Cao Lei (75kg), Chen Xiexia …

Deutsche Welle

Fatma Omar wins gold in World Weightlifting Championship

Egyptian weightlifter Fatma Omar, 43, with the Egyptian weightlifting national team won the World Weightlifting Championship with a gold medal in the 61kg division in Dubai. Omar hit the record number 135.5. She left her studies to dedicate to sports and since 1997 she won receive several medals and achieved several records through national tournaments

Maya Nawar

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