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Indian lifters claim 2 medals on opening day of Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India made a positive start to its campaign at the 2020 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships, bagging two medals on the opening day of the event in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Both the medals -- a silver and bronze -- were bagged by Indian female lifters.

While KVL Pavani Kumari won a silver medal in the 45kg category, Harshada Goud clinched a bronze in the same weight division.

A total of 197 athletes from 20 Asian countries are participating in the event.

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First Published: Fri, February 14 2020. 13:18 IST