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First African medals – Gold for BELKHIR and Silver for SAID

African Youth and Junior Champion BELKHIR Ghofrane (TUN) also ranking third at the IWF Junior World Championships put on a show at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

Her main rival in the Women’s 58kg was SAID Neama Said Fahmi (EGY), first at the African Youth Games.

It is the first time the two competed against each other and the result was a competition full of enjoyment and friendly challenge.

BELKHIR lifted 1kg more than SAID in the Snatch – 88kg for the first and 87kg for the second. Same happened in the Snatch where the Tunisian lifter made it to 108kg and the Egyptian to 107kg.

BELKHIR Ghofrane (TUN) won the Gold Medal and SAID Neama Said Fahmi (EGY) won the Silver Medal.

With a Total of 186kg, BROWN Peyton (USA) made it third with a 13kg advantage over fourth place.