Friday, 14 December 2018

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Afghan female powerlifters flex their muscles

KABUL: Inside the Afghanistan Powerlifting Federation’s cramped gym, Rasheda Parhiz lies on a bench wearing a tunic over sweatpants and holding a 70-kilogram (150-pound) weighted bar above her scarf-covered head. The 40-year-old began powerlifting several years ago to help lose weight – she used to weigh 120kg and hid her ...

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