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Rio 2016: Amany Ibrahim wins Bronze in Powerlifiting

Amany Ibrahim

 Amany Ibrahim managed to win Egypt’s sixth medal in Powerlifting and seventh overall after winning Bronze in the Women’s U73 kg competition.

Ibrahim won the third place after three successful attempts (110,115,127) kg, and guaranteeing a medal before her last attempt.

The Egyptian lifted 13 kg less than silver medalist Souaad Ghazouani from France and gold medalist Ndidi Nwsou from Nigeria, who both managed to lift 140 kgs.

Ibrahim adds her first medal to her record and the seventh medal for Egypt in the Rio 2016 Paralympics. The Pharaohs aim to win more medals and continue their supremacy in Powerlifting, as seven more Egyptians are yet to compete in the upcoming days.



A pre-med student majoring in applied kinesiology at Rutgers University, Reporter at KingFut and a devoted Real Madrid fan.

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