Mahassen Hala will be the first woman to represent Lebanon internationally in Olympic Weightlifting after having earned the first international medal for Lebanon in the Women’s Olympic Weightlifting at the 2018 Mediterranean Games. She was the first woman to represent Lebanon at the IWF World Championship back in 2014.
Hala has competed in 2015 at the IWF World Championship held in Houston where she earned the first IWF Olympic Qualification Points for Lebanon by a woman. In 2017, she also earned a top ten finish at the World Championship.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and also known as Tokyo 2020, will be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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