India’s Jhilli Dalabehera Wins 45kg Gold At Asian Weightlifting Championships


Indias Jhilli Dalabehera Wins 45kg Gold At Asian Weightlifting Championships

Jhilli Dalabehera received a gold medal within the 45kg class on the Asian Weightlifting Championship.© Twitter/Raltejeremy




Jhilli Dalabehera, a junior world championship bronze medallist, lifted 69kg within the snatch and adopted that up by 88kg in clear jerk for a complete of 157kg to complete on high of the rostrum in all three classes of the gold stage Olympic qualifier occasion on the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Sunday. The continuing Asian Weightlifting Championship was postponed final 12 months as a result of pandemic. Nevertheless, 45kg isn’t a Olympic weight class.

The silver medal went to Philippines’ Mary Flor Diaz for her effort of 135kg (60kg+75kg). With the win, Jhilli bettered her silver-winning efficiency within the final version of the Asian Weightlifting Championship.

Nevertheless, it was an underwhelming efficiency as she had lifted 162kg (71kg+91kg) on the identical occasion in 2019.

Her gold was India’s second medal of the event as star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu smashed the world report within the clear and jerk class enroute a bronze medal on Saturday.

The Olympic-bound Chanu lifted 86kg in snatch and a world report of 119kg in clear and jerk for a complete of 205kg, which was additionally her private greatest.

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