Reclaiming Fitspo: Mariam Usman
Usman is a 23 year old Nigerian weight lifter. She competes in the +75 kg category.
Usman debuted in the professional circuit in 2007, when she won overall silver at the All-Africa Games with a total of 248 kg. Later that year, in the World Weightlifting Championships she ranked 9th with a total of 257 kg. Usman went on to win overall gold at the 2008 African Championships, with 265 kg.
In the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, she competed in the +75 kg category. Usman managed to win fifth with 265 kg, narrowly missing a medal. More recently, she won overall gold in the +75 kg at the 2012 African weightlifting championships in Kenya. At the same tournament, she emerged second-best female lifter, beaten only by fellow Nigerian Chinenye Fidelis.
In 2012, Usman was given the honor of acting as flag-bearer for Niegeria in the London Olympics. Unfortunately, she was injured before being able to compete the Games. It seems likely that she’ll be representing Nigeria once again in the 2016 competition.
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Jeans: Old Navy (thrifted)
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Please take a look if you have a chance.