Yazmin Zammit Stevens Named Athlete Ambassador For Weightlifting


Local weightlifting Olympian Yazmin Zammit Stevens has become an Athlete Ambassador for weightlifting.


Yazmin, who recently turned 29, was named ambassador at the International Weightlifting Federation street competition in Switzerland. Her team, made up of Yazmin herself, gold medalist Meso Hassona and world record holder Lesman Perez also won the IWF street competition.


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The team won the overall title of the competition which was held last Saturday.


The IWF street competition aimed to bring the audiences closer to the sport.