Mukund, Sidhanta shine as India stand with 9 medal at Asian Junior weightlifting Championship

Mukund Aher won Gold medal and Siddhanta Gogoi won silver medal at Asian Junior weightlifting championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. India currently stand with 9 medal including 1 Gold.

Uzbekistan is hosting the 2020 Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships during 13th -19th February 2019 in the capital city of Uzbekistan, Tashkent.

Asian Junior weightlifting championship
Aher Mukund at Khelo India youth game
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Khelo India youth game found 16 year old Aher Mukund won India first gold medal in ongoing Asian youth & junior championship with overall lift of 192kg in 49kg. He lift 85kg in Snatch & 107kg in Clean and jerk to win Gold medal in Youth catageory. 13 year old Senapathi Gurunaidu won bronze medal in same catageory.

Another Khelo India youth game star Indian young sensation Sidhanta Gogoi won Silver medal in Junior and Youth catageory with Total lift of 269kg.

Sidhanta Gogoi at Asian youth and junior weightlifting championship

15 year old Indian lift 118kg in Snatch and 151kg in C&J. His total lift was 2kg less then youth world record which was later broken by Indonesia weightlifter.

Here is video of Gogoi lift

Golom Tinku, 13 year weightlifter from Arunachal also beg bronze medal in 55kg. His 91kg in snatch and 122kg in Clean and jerk was enough to give him bronze medal in youth catageory.

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Ananya Patil won Bronze medal in 55kg youth Asian Championship with Total lift of 163kg she lift 76kg in snatch and 87kg in C&J. Other two weightlifter in this event finish outside podium.

Usha lift 65kg and 89kg to finish 154kg overall while Boni Mangkhya finish with Total lift of 162kg she lift 69kg in snatch and 93kg in C&J.

Ananya Patil who lifted 76kg in snatch and 87kg in clean and jerk which result in total of 163kg. She won bronze medal in santch event in Junior catageory.

Opening day result of Asian Junior / Youth Weightlifting championship

On opening day 16 Years Pavani Kunari Won Silver Medal in 45Kg Weight category in Both Youth And Junior with Total lift of 145kg. She lifted 66KG in Snatch and 79kg in Clean to finish second in total weight lift count.

In same event 16 Year old Girl Harshada Sharad Garud Won Bronze For India With her total 138kg weight lift. She lift 62kg in Snatch while 77kg in Clean And Jerk.

Rohan Sharma

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