Thasana Chanu wins gold at Senior Weightlifting National

Thasana Chanu wins gold at  Senior Weightlifting National

Thasana Chanu wins gold at Senior Weightlifting National

Visakhapatnam, Feb. 25:
S Thasana Chanu of Manipur claimed gold in 64 kg women’s event on the third day of the 71st Men and 34th Women Senior National Weightlifting championship here Sunday.
Chanu lifted a total of 212 kgs (snatch 90kgs; clean & jerk 122kgs) for the yellow metal, while Rakhi Halder of Railway Sports Promotion Board secured silver lifting 204 kgs (snatch 87 Kgs and clean & jerk 117kgs) and Haryana’s Anju Chauhan bagged bronze with a lift of 202 kg (snatch 86 kgs; clean & jerk 116kgs).
In 71kg women, Sarbjeet Kaur of Punjab lifted gold with a lift of 213kg (snatch 89kgs; clean & jerk 124kgs), while Lalchhanhimi of Mizoram settled for silver with 207 kg (snatch 92 kgs; clean & jerk 115kgs) and KH Sarjubala Devi representing Manipur bagged bronze with a lift of 202kg ( Snatch 89 kgs; Clean & Jerk 113kgs).
In men 67Kg category, Gulam Navi representing Services clinched gold (snatch 120kgs; clean & jerk 160kgs), Susant Sahu of Railway Sports Promotion Board bagged silver (snatch 121kgs; clean & jerk 158kgs); Andhra Pradesh’s T Sudheer picked up bronze (snatch 120kgs; clean & jerk 151kgs). In women 76kg category, Punjab’s Manpreet Kaur grabbed gold (snatch- 97Kgs; clean & jerk 120kgs), Deepika Handa of Chhattisgarh clinched silver (snatch- 84Kgs; clean & jerk 120kgs) and Shashi Yadav won bronze (snatch 91kgs; clean & jerk 112kgs).

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