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Passing on Her Strength: Pumping Iron With Kenya’s Strongest Women

Mercy Obiero and her daughter Natasha Okoth are some of the strongest women in Kenya. Mercy, a national weightlifting legend, embraced the sport during a time when very few women were doing so. She has competed in four Commonwealth Games, four All-Africa Games, four African Championships and has even been to the Olympics. Now, Mercy is helping train her daughter to take her place as the strongest woman in the country.