Shnaiti wins medal at World Powerlifting Championship

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Paralympic Powerlifter Mohammad Al-Shnaiti. (Photo: Jordan Olympic Committee)
AMMAN — The national Paralympic Powerlifter Mohammad Al-Shnaiti won a silver medal at the Paralympic World Powerlifting Championship, which is currently taking place at the Georgian capital Tbilisi.اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, Shnaiti took second place for the under 49kg weight class in the junior’s category, and he won the silver medal by lifting 131kg. Iraqi player Muslim Al-Sudani won the gold medal for the same class after lifting 154kg, Brazilian Lucas dos Santos came third by lifting 131kg.

Shnaiti will also partake in the men’s weight class category competitions on Sunday, considering that the men's weight class competitions lead to the qualification for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

The previous Tokyo Olympic golden medal holder Omar Qaradeh will compete on Sunday in the under 49kg weight category. Qaradeh is looking forward to improving and strengthening his skills in order to win a gold medal at the World Championship.

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