Pakistani female powerlifter wins gold at Asian Championship

MUSCAT: Pakistani female powerlifter Twinkle Sohail has won the gold medal in the Asian Bench-Press Powerlifting Championship being held in Muscat, Oman.


The Pakistan female team has accompanied the men team for the first time at the Asian Powerlifting Championship being held in Muscat from Oct 1 to 5.

Seven powerlifters three women and four men are representing Pakistan at the event in Muscat.

The Pakistani women team comprises of Twinkle Sohail (57kg), Sonia Azmat (63kg) and Shazia Kanwal Butt (84kg+), while the national men’s side is being represented by Mahmood Heera (120kg), Nadeem Hashmi (105kg), Sohail Butt (84kg) and Rashed Malik (93kg).