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Jamjang Deru Won Silver in World Youth Weightlifting Championships 2013

Apr 10, 2013 16:34 IST

Jamjang Deru won silver in the 50 kg boys’ category at Tashkent, Uzbekistan on 8 April 2013 in the world youth weightlifting championships 2013. With the victory of Jamjang Deru, this was also the first medal for India in the world youth weightlifting championships.

Jamjang Deru won silver in the clean and jerk and lifted 110 kg. He finished at the fourth position with a total lift of 195 kg. In snatch, he lifted 85 kg. In same 50 kg boys’ category, Deepak Lather lifted 174 kg to finish at the 12th position.

In the girls’ 44 kg category, Chandrika Tarafdar finished at the seventh position with 135 kg. Poonam Dalal lifted 122 kg to finish at the 15th position.

It is worth noticing that World Youth Championships is the qualifying event for 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

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