Fares Ibrahim has won Qatar’s first gold medal at Tokyo Olympics as he set an Olympics record at the men’s 96kg category on Saturday.
Ibrahim lifted a total weight of 402kg. On his way to the gold, he also set an Olympic record in Clean and Jerk, lifting 225kg. In snatch, he lifted 177kg.
“Our weightlifter Ibrahim has won the Gold medal and an Olympic record! in the 96kg category at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020,” Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) said in a tweet on Saturday.