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Gambian Modou Gamo Para Powerlifter qualifies for Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian para powerlifter Modou Gamo has become the only para athlete of the country to qualify for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC), confirmed on Wednesday.

Gamo qualified under the world qualifying process confirmed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) president Beatrice Allen was delighted to confirm Gamo's participation in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

He is also the first Gambian para powerlifter to compete at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup for five times and set personal best at the Manchester and Georgia World Cup.

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