Khelo India Youth Games-2019 | Weightlifter Wangsu wins silver

PUNE, Jan 11: Continuing their winning spree, Arunachalee Anai Wangsu won silver medal in 55-kg category of U-17 age group by lifting total 141-kg (60-kg in snatch, 81-kg in clean & jerk on 3rd day of ongoing Khelo India Youth Games-2019 here.

Prior to this competition, she had represented the state in 1st North East Olympic Games at Imphal in October 2018 and won bronze medal, silver medal in 64th  National School Games at Guwahati in October 2018, bronze medal in 14th Youth National Championship at Nagpur in December last.

Posen Kongkang in 59-kg category of U-17 lifted total 133-kg (58-kg in snatch, 75-kg in clean & jerk to secure 6th position while S Devi in 59-kg category of U-17 remained in 5th position by lifting total 171-kg (75-kg in snatch, 96-kg in clean & jerk).

The total medal won by Arunachal in weightlifting events so far won six medals – three each bronze and silver, according to Arunachal Weightlifting Association general secretary Daniel Teli.

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