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PHOTO GALLERY: How Sara Ahmed became the first Egyptian woman to win an Olympic medal


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Kazakhstan's Zhazira Zhapparkul competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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Florina-Sorina Hulpan, of Romania, competes in the women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP)
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Armenia's Nazik Avdalyan competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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Xiang Yanmei (CHN) of China competes. (REUTERS)
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Sara Ahmed (EGY) of Egypt claps her hands. (REUTERS)
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Leidy Solis (COL) of Colombia competes. (REUTERS)
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Colombia's Leidy Yessenia Solis Arboleda competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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Zhazira Zhapparkul (KAZ) of Kazakhstan kisses the weights after a successful lift. (REUTERS)
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Egypt's Sara Ahmed competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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Egypt's Sara Ahmed competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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Colombia's Leidy Yessenia Solis Arboleda competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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Xiang Yanmei (CHN) of China hits her head with the bar as she competes. (REUTERS)
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Xiang Yanmei (CHN) of China hits her head with the bar as she competes. (REUTERS)
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Leidy Yessenia Solis Arboleda, of Colombia, drops the barbell after a lift in the women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP)
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Zhazira Zhapparkul, center, of Kazakhstan, holds her silver medal after the women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP)
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Egypt's Sara Ahmed poses with her bronze medal on the podium of the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
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China's Xiang Yanmei (C) poses on the podium with silver medallist Kazakhstan's Zhazira Zhapparkul (L) and bronze medallist Egypt's Sara Ahmed after she won the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (AFP)
Aug
11

Egypt's weightlifter Sara Ahmed became the first woman. in the country's history to win an Olympic medal after clinching bronze at the Rio de Janeiro Games on Wednesday.

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