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Indians finish on podium at IWF World Weightlifting Championships

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India created history at the IWF Youth (Boys & Girls) World Weightlifting Championships at Penang, Malaysia, bagging a silver and a bronze medal in the 56 kg weight category.

Jeremy Lalrinsanga finished second with a lift of 108 kg in snatch and 127 kg in clean & jerk for a total effort of 235 kgs.

Muthupandi Raja clinched the bronze with an overall lift of 233 kgs (100+133), according to the Indian Weightlifting Federation release.

Jeremy has improved upon his performance in the selection trials, which was held on September 20 at Patiala, by seven kilograms.

In 48kg category, Mohini Chavan finished 6th while Jhilli Dalabehera stood 9th.

Sharabani Das ended on 6th position in the 44 kg weight division.

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