Lebanese Trap Champion Ray Bassil trains for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London at a shooting club in Ghadras north of Beirut on July 13, 2012. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID
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Ray Bassil returned from her second Olympics, the 2016 games in Rio, more determined than ever.She also received silver at a separate competition in Rio and silver in Baku, Azerbaijan, earlier this year.On the day of her Olympic event in Rio, Bassil said that she was as ready and prepared as she could be. Bassil insisted that the competition will be just as important as the Olympics."The top three from the Olympics as well as those ranked in the world will compete in this tournament," Bassil said.Although she still has plenty left to give in representing Lebanon at the highest levels internationally, Bassil also plans to open an academy in Lebanon when her competition days are over.With the ultimate challenge of earning Lebanon's first-ever Olympic gold medal in Tokyo, Bassil has started to train again.
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