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Egypt grabs more gold medals in African championship for weightlifting

Friday، 30 March 2018 - 02:20 PM

Egyptian male weightlifters copped more golds at the Youth and Junior African Championship of Weightlifting, currently taking place at Cairo Stadium.

Weightlifter Mohamed Abdel Rahman won a gold in the 105kg category after successfully lifting 355kg. Algerian and Mauritius athletes came second and third, respectively.

In the +105kg category, champion Osama el Garhi won a gold after lifting 368kg.

After clinching golds in the African championship, the Egyptian athletes qualified for the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina.

MENA

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