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Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream

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Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream

Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream

Weightlifter Ahmed Abu Zeriba has spent years braving Libya's raging war, harsh economic conditions, and now a global pandemic - all with one goal - to represent his country in Tokyo's 2021 Olympics.

Soraya Ali reports.


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