Video: Meet Kenya's First Olympic Female Weightlifter

Get familiar with some of Kenya's female weightlifters with this new video.

Mercy Obiero is Kenya's first female Olympic weightlifter. The accomplished athlete has been lifting for Kenya for over 16 years, and now she's helping train other Kenyan women to follow in her footsteps.


In a new video, we meet Obiero and some of the other women powerhouses who are shaking up Kenya's powerlifting scene.

Get more familiar with them below.

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