Rasha al-Sheikh wins 2nd place in weightlifting at Asian Paralympics

Seoul, SANA – Syrian athlete Rasha al-Sheikh won second place at the weightlifting competition in the Asian Second Paralympics held in the city of Incheon in South Korea as part of the 2014 Asian Para Games.

Al-Sheikh, 73 kg, lifted 100 kg in her first attempt and 107 in her second one.

The Incheon Paralympics are held with the participation of 4,500 athletes from 41 countries who compete in 23 different sports events.

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