Afghanistan Powerlifting Federation
|Afghanistan Powerlifting Federation
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In December 2012, a team of 18 Afghan powerlifting athletes including two women participated in the first Asian Classic Powerlifting Championships in the Indian city of Coimbatore. The two female athletes, Freshta Hassani and Sadia Ayoubi, won eight gold medals, four each in the Championship.
Similarly, in an Asian competition held in Kazakhstan in 2011, Afghan female athletes won three gold and two bronze medals. The gold medalists in that competition were Ms. Hassani, Ms. Ayoubi and Zahra Samadi. So far, Afghan female athletes have won a total of 13 medals for Afghanistan, which include 11 gold and 2 bronze medals.(20130220)