By Houda Mzioudet.
Tripoli, 6 November 2013:
Libyan weightlifters have won the African Championship Cup after being awarded 37 medals in the under-20s . . .[restrict]Youth and Juniors category.
They came away with five gold, 24 silver and eight bronze medals from the competition, which was held in the Moroccan city of Casablanca. Other participating countries included Algeria, Mauritius, South Africa, Kenya and Morocco.
The weightlifters were welcomed back to Libya by the undersecretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Jumaa Shoushan. When they landed at Tripoli International Airport last night Shoushan, along with a traditional Libyan band, was there to greet and congratulate them, media director of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mazin Drebika, told the Libya Herald. [/restrict]