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Pakistani Female Power lifter Twinkle Won Gold in Championship Singapore


The Oceania Pacific Power lifting Championship held in Park Avenue Convention Centre in Singapore till Dec7 to Dec 10.

Pakistani gold medalist female weight lifter

On Saturday Saniha Ghafor won four medals in the 57kg category for squat, bench press, dead lift, and total weight. The power lifter lifted an aggregate weight of 280kg; 115kg during squat, 55kg during bench press, 110kg during dead lift.

On the other hand, Twinkle Sohail a Pakistani Christian girl secured four gold medals in the 72kg category. In 2015, Twinkle Sohail won a gold medal in the Asian Bench Press Power lifting Championship, which was held in Muscat, Oman.

Other Pakistani power lifters competing in the event include Sybil Sohail (47kg), Rabbia Razzaq (84kg), Muhammad Ahmad Khan (105kg), Syed Nadeem Hashmi (105kg), Mahmood Heera (120kg) and manager Mohammad Rashed Mallik.

The championships in Singapore have featured 148 athletes from different countries including Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China and others.