The Men’s West Asian Weightlifting Championship and Men’s and Women’s Qatar Weightlifting Cup, which started on December 30 and will run until January 4, drew 100 contestants from 15 different nations.
As of the third day, Qatari athletes have already won 17 medals in total
Rebeka Ibrahim, who competed in the 59 kg event for Qatar, won six gold medals, while Hazem Hassan earned three gold medals at the West Asian Weightlifting Championship and three further medals in the weightlifting cup.
On the third day of the tournaments, Qatar won five medals.
At the West Asian Weightlifting Championship in the 96kg division, Fares Ibrahim won three gold medals, while Noreen Eid earned two bronze medals at the Qatar Weightlifting Cup.