The first female weightlifter at the World Championships

That was made up of 72kg in the snatch and 86kg in the clean and jerk. She was successful with five of her six attempts, only failing with her last clean and jerk effort at 91kg. It comes five months after Basami became the first woman to participate at the Asian Weightlifting Championships, where she finished 12th. Her hijab attracted plenty of attention and she admitted she found it somewhat off-putting.