Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received eight women athletes who won medals in the Arab Weightlifting Championship in Erbi.
All the medalists are from the Kurdistan Region, representing the Iraqi team in the tournament which was held December 26-31 in Erbil last year, taking home several gold, silver and bronze medals.
The President lauded the medalists and said that their achievements had made their families and him proud and happy. The President also expressed his full support for the contestants and wished them continued success.
The winners expressed their appreciation and delight over the meeting with the President.