AUSTRALIA: Pakistani-Australian powerlifter Maryam Nasim secured a bronze medal at the Avia Powerlifting competition on Sunday. Powerlifter Maryam Nasim eyes gold medal in her next challenge.
Avia Powerlifting competition, which is being held under Powerlifting Australian and approved by the International Powerlifting Federation, invites powerlifters from diverse nationalities residing across Australia.
Maryam, who won a Silver medal last year, participated in the 63 kilogrammes category of the event alongside participants from seven other countries. After winning the medal, the powerlifter thanked her parents and her coach in a social media post.
Maryam, who hails from Peshawar, is no less than superwoman. She works as a banker at day and follows her passion for powerlifting at night.