Asian Weightlifting Championship: India’s Jhilli Dalabehera clinches gold in 45kg class

Asian Weightlifting Championship: India’s Jhilli Dalabehera clinches gold in 45kg class

Jhilli’s gold was India’s second medal of the match as star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu smashed the world file within the clear and jerk class en-route a bronze medal.

Asian Weightlifting Championship: India's Jhilli Dalabehera clinches gold in 45kg category

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Tashkent: India’s Jhilli Dalabehera clinched the gold medal within the 45kg class in a severely depleted two-lifter discipline on the Asian Weightlifting Championship on Sunday.

Jhilli, 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 prime of the rostrum in all three classes of the gold degree Olympic qualifier occasion which was postponed final yr as a result of pandemic.

Nonetheless, 45kg just isn’t an 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. Nonetheless, 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 match as star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu smashed the world file within the clear and jerk class en-route a bronze medal on Saturday.

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


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