Tolo News: The eighth round of the national powerlifting selection championships ended on Saturday, with the Herat and Nimroz teams scooping the titles. The tournament was divided into two categories – classic and professional. Herat came first in the classic division and Nimroz first in the professional division. Click here to read more (external link).
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