Afghan female powerlifters flex their muscles

In this Photo taken on March 4, 2018, Afghanistan national powerlifting team member Rasheda Parhiz, 40, reacts during a deadlift exercise as teammate Sadya Ayubi looks on during a training session at a women's gym at Ghazi stadium in Kabul. / AFP / WAKIL KOHSAR

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 08, 2018, on page 15.




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