Achinta Sheuli weightlifting: silver medal for achinta sheuli in world junior weightlifting championship: world junior weightlifting championship
Indian weightlifter Achinta Shuli, with her personal best in all three categories, broke the six national records here on Wednesday to win the silver medal in the 73kg category of the Junior World Championships. Nineteen-year-old Shuli lifted a total of 313 kg in this gold level Olympic qualifier competition with 141 kg in snatch and 172 kg in clean and jerk.
Junian Shah Rizki of Indonesia won the gold medal by creating a junior world record in three categories. He lifted a total of 349 kg (155 kg + 194 kg). Serobyan Gevorg of Russia won the bronze medal by lifting 308 kg (143 kg + 165 kg).
In the continental and world championships, different medals are awarded on the basis of snatch and clean and jerk and total weight. In the Olympics, however, one gets a medal based on total weight. With this effort, Sheuli broke the senior national snatch record of 140kg which was in the name of N Ajith. He also improved his junior record by 139 kg.
In clean and jerk, Shuli improved her own senior and junior records by lifting 172 kg. Earlier, in both the senior and junior categories, Shuli set a national record by lifting 170 kg. Sheuli also set a new record for the total weight in junior and junior categories by lifting a total of 313 kg from 310 and 309 kg respectively. On Tuesday, Youth Olympics gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinunga finished fourth in the 67kg category. He won a silver medal in the snatch category.
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