Lebanese woman ranks 10th in World Weightlifting Championship

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) organizes a championship every year. This year’s event took place between November 27 and December 5 in Anaheim, USA. Men and women from 44 nations took part in this international championship and among them is Hala Mahassen, a Lebanese weightlifting champion. According to

sources

, her placement earned 48 team points, placing Lebanon above 9 other countries. Hala ranks 10th in her category which includes 24 athletes. She took part in two competitions:

  • Snatch Senior: 9th place (91 kilograms)
  • Clean and Jerk Senior: 11th place (113 kilograms)

Hala’s goal is to become the first woman to represent Lebanon in weightlifting at the Olympic Games.

We are definitely proud of her!

Lebanese woman ranks 10th in World Weightlifting Championship

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