Asian Weightlifting Championship: Achinta Sheuli finishes second in males’s 73kg group B

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Achinta Sheuli finishes second in males’s 73kg group B

The Commonwealth Championship gold medallist lifted 309kg — 139kg in snatch adopted by 170kg in clear and jerk.

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Achinta Sheuli finishes second in men's 73kg group B

File picture of Achinta Sheuli. @Media_SAI/Twitter

Tashkent: Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli completed second within the 73kg group B competitors on the Asian Championship right here on Tuesday.

The Commonwealth Championship gold medallist lifted 309kg — 139kg in snatch adopted by 170kg in clear and jerk.

The Indian had the very best snatch carry (139kg) within the four-man area. Nonetheless, he did not carry 174kg in his last clear and jerk try which might have seen him prime the group.

Kazakhstan’s Sairamkez Akmolda 310kg (130kg+180kg) completed first within the group.

Achinta’s last standing will probably be decided after the top of the group A proceedings.

India has received two medals within the ongoing continental occasion. Ace weightlifter and former world champion Mirabai Chanu and Odisha’s Jhilli Dalabehera bagged the bronze and gold medals respectively final week.

Olympic-bound Mirabai smashed the world document within the girls’s 49kg clear and jerk en-route her bronze. She lifted 86kg in snatch earlier than setting a brand new world mark of 119kg in clear and jerk for a complete of 205kg.

Whereas Jhilli, a junior world championship bronze medallist, took house the gold within the girls’s 45kg occasion, which although is a non-Olympic class.

The Asian Weightlifting Championships is a gold degree qualifying occasion of the Tokyo Video games. The factors gathered from this occasion will turn out to be useful when the ultimate rankings for the Olympics are made.

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