Pakistan’s female weightlifter, Rabia Shahzad bagged gold in Ralph Cashman Open weightlifting competition in Australia.
The 20-year-old, Rabia who participated in the 55Kg category of the event, lifted a total of 90 kilograms weight, 40kg snatch 50kg clean n jerk to claim the top spot.
The weightlifter over her achievement expressed her excitement, she said, “With God’s grace I won gold in my first open weightlifting competition in Sydney, Australia.”
Rabia also said that in such competitions she does not require the federations to put the entry as she gets it after becoming their member.
The event was organized by New South Wales Weightlifting Association where 15 athletes participated in the event.
Earlier this year, Rabia bagged silver medal for Pakistan in Asian Bench Press Championship at Dubai.