A First for Bhutan

Yeatho-Lhamo-Penjore22 year old Yeatho Lhamo Penjore, a teacher at the Thimphu Primary School, first started working out at a local gym in Thimphu in mid 2012. A year and a half later, on November 17th 2013, Yeatho became the first woman ever to compete in the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship (WBPF) in Budaörs, Hungary. She competed in the Model Physique category and was also awarded a medal of appreciation from the World Bodybuilding and Physique Federation for being the first Bhutanese woman ever to compete at the championship.

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