Pakistan’s female powerlifters shine in Asian championships

Veronica Sohail poses for a photograph after winning the gold medal in the 2018 Asian Classic and Equipped Bench Press Championships in Dubai. Photo Courtesy: Khel Shel

Three Pakistan female powerlifters won medals in the ongoing Asian Classic and Equipped Bench Press Championships in Dubai.

Veronica Sohail won gold in the women’s Under-17 47-kg event. Her sister Sybil took bronze in the 47-kilogram competition.

Rabia Shahzad won silver in the women’s 52-kilogram event.

The power-lifting competition has been organised by the Asian Powerlifting Federation, Emirates Powerlifting and International Powerlifting Federation.

 
 
 
 
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