Silver for Lebanon at the Mediterranean Games

Hala earned silver in the Women’s 63KG Clean and Jerk event on Monday, the 25th of June at the Constanti Pavilion Sports Center in Tarragona, Spain as part of the Mediterranean Games. She lifted 107kg, 112kg in a close battle and finished with 115kg to secure the first international medal earned for Lebanon in Women’s Olympic Weightlifting.

Athlete link: Results.tarragona2018.cat/en/WLF/athlete/18015038

In the news:

NNA-leb.gov.lb/ar/show-news/352218
Almustaqbal.com/article/2056839
Iwf.net/2018/06/26/12-medals-tarragona
Tarragona2018.cat/en/turkey-obtained-four-gold-medals-in-weightlifting

Tunisia’s Belkhir Ghofrane earned bronze, and Turkey’s Nuray earned gold by 1kg. Congratulations to both of them for the great competition!

She would like to thank her coaches and officials that supported all of the Lebanese team at the Mediterranean games: Tony Tarraf, Souheil Kaissi, Eli Saade, Souhail Khoury, Selim Hajj-Nicolas, Charles Khalife, her husband Ryan, and her personal coach Ray Jones.

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