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Team Qatar weightlifter Ibrahim shines again to win three gold medals in Arab Championship

ERBIL, IRAQ – The Qatar’s Olympic Gold medalist and champion Fares Ibrahim set new standards of excellence to Qatar’s sport achievements, after winning three gold medals at the 2021 Arab weightlifting Championship which concluded in Iraq city of Erbil on Friday.

Qatar superstar has fought tooth and nail to claim three gold medals in classes clean , Jerk and total with a lift of 102 kg , beating all participants from other Arab countries.

This event brought together the best Arab weightlifters from 14 countries, including Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, Bahrain, Comoros, Sudan, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya and hosts Iraq.

In a post event statement ,the Qatar Olympic Committee first vice president and the president of Qatar Weightlifting Federation, Mr. Mohammed Yousef Al Mana described Fares achievement as an outcome of big effort being made at both the technical and managerial levels and the perfect vision of the Qatar sport movement.

Mr. Al Mana also dedicated this new record of achievements to the Qatar’s wise leadership and HE QOC president, Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee