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Lari to take another big leap at international competition in Budapest

Zahra Lari will take her next step as the first figure skater to officially represent the UAE in a competition as a member of the International Skating Union (ISU) when she competes at Budapest this week.

Zahra Lari, an Emirati figure skater, will compete at an international event in Budapest, Hungary starting today. Christopher Pike / The National
Zahra Lari, an Emirati figure skater, will compete at an international event in Budapest, Hungary starting today. Christopher Pike / The National

Zahra Lari will take her next step as the first figure skater to officially represent the UAE in a competition as a member of the International Skating Union (ISU) when she competes at Budapest this week.

Last month the Emirati took part in a tournament in Slovakia.

Today she will enter a five-day Sportland Trophy competition at Budapest, Hungary.

Membership to the ISU, the governing body for figure skating, is essential in order to enter major international competitions, including the Winter Olympics.

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