Zulfia Nazeer Ahmed: Pakistani Footballer-turned-Powerlifter Wins Gold Medal in Dubai

By Faizan Lakhani, Geo News

KARACHI: Midfielder of Pakistan women football team, Zulfia Nazeer, has now set her eyes on winning laurels in the sport of powerlifting after winning gold medal in Dubai.

Zulfia, who represented the Pakistan women football team in the SAFF Women Championship in 2014, is currently in Dubai where she has been playing football for a local club and works as a fitness trainer.


On Friday, she proved her mettle by winning a gold medal in the Desert Barbell Power Meet in Dubai.

Contesting in the under 52 kg weight category, Zulfia lifted 110 each in squats and deadlift. In the chest press category, she lifted 57.5 to win the gold medal.

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Author: ismailimail

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