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Sobhi attends inauguration of 5th int'l solidarity weightlifting championship

Monday، 10 December 2018 - 12:52 PM
Sobhi attends inauguration of 5th int'l solidarity weightlifting championship


Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhi has attended the inauguration of the 5th International Solidarity Weightlifting Championships at Cairo International Stadium. 

The winners of the championship, co-organized by the international weightlifting federation and the Egyptian Weightlifting Federation under the patronage of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), will qualify to Summer Olympics 2020 in Tokyo.

Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan are taking part in the event.

Previous rounds of the championship were held in Saudi Arabia, Uganda, Turkey, and Jordan. 

Also, the Arab Weightlifting Championship is now being held at the Cairo stadium.

MENA


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