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Iraqi Weightlifter

Photograph By REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

An Iraqi weightlifter shouts as she lifts a loaded barbell during training session at a gym in Sadr City. In Sadr City, a shi'ite neighborhood in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, eight women from Iraq's first female weightlifting team train hard to bring back medals for their country. The team of female weightlifters are set to represent Iraq in the Asian Championship in Qatar next month.