Indian Girls Win 2 Gold Medals in Junior Weightlifting Championships

Updated: 01 January 2015 21:52 IST

Competing in the 44kg Youth Girls event, Mohin managed a total lift of 131 kg (58+73) to win gold.

Indian Girls Win 2 Gold Medals in Junior Weightlifting Championships
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New Delhi:

Mohin Chavan and Manalisha Sonowal grabbed a gold medal each in the 17th Asian Youth (Boys & Girls) and 22nd Junior Women Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar, on Thursday.

Competing in the 44kg Youth Girls event, Mohin managed a total lift of 131 kg (58+73) to win gold.

Manalisha won the top prize in the 48kg Junior Women category by lifting a total of 154kg (66+88), according to an Indian Weightlifting Federation press release.

Topics : Weightlifting
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