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West Asian Weightlifting Championship and Qatar Weightlifting Cup get underway

The Qatar Weightlifting Federation is organizing the 9th West Asian Weightlifting Championship and 7th Qatar Weightlifting Cup from December 30, 2022 to January 04, 2023.

The two events bring together 100 athletes from 15 countries.

Qatar’s Fares Ibrahim and Nader Mohamed Bakr will participate in West Asian Championship while Fares Ahmed, Hazem Hassan, Hamdi Emad, Shayma Khalid, Wesal Khalaf, Noreen Eid, Aya Emad, Menatullah Emad and Rebeka Ibrahim will participate in Qatar Cup.

On the first day of the event, Qatar’s Hamadi Emad claimed three silver medals in 55kg event.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee