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UPDATED: Palestinian Woman Crowned Israel’s Miss Fitness


view videoWATCH: At age 27, the young Jerusalemite, defied the traditional expectations to become the first Palestinian woman to compete in a bodybuilding competition…and win!

By i24news


Anoush Belian holds the title of Israel’s Miss Fitness 2015. Not only is she the first Palestinian to win the Israeli competition, but she is also the first Palestinian woman to choose to compete in a bodybuilding competition.

Anoush Belian

Up to a year ago, Belian led a completely normal life. She studied English at the Armenian School in Jerusalem and worked in various fields, including teaching English. But last year, at age 27, the young East Jerusalemite decided it was time for a challenge. Continue Reading »