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Khelo weightlifting: Dharshini, Rudra impress

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

duo T Dharshini and S Mayan turned in dazzling performances to snap up gold medals on day six of the weightlifting competition of the Khelo India Youth Games here on Monday.

With only a day to go, sit atop the table with a total of 13 medals, stamping their authority seven times with gold along with three silver and as many bronze, a said.

with four gold are second, while joined the bandwagon along with Manipur, and with three gold each.

In the women's 81 kg U-17 category, girl grabbed gold with a total of 114 kg (snatch 54 kg, clean and jerk 60kg).

A determined Dharshini ensured that an U-17 bronze would be compensated with gold in the 81 kg U-21 category.

She had a total of 192 kg (snatch 85, clean and jerk 107kg).

S Mayan from displayed excellent technique in the men's +102 kg U-17 category clinching the gold and breaking records in snatch, clean and jerk and total weight.

He had a total of 269 kg (snatch 118 kg, clean and jerk 151 kg).

Mayan eclipsed the earlier records by 3 kg in snatch, by 8 kg in clean and jerk and and by 11 kg in total weight.

In the men's 102kg U-17s, UP took both gold and silver.

of won gold in the women's +81 kg U-17 category with a total weight of 135 kg (snatch 60 kg, clean and jerk 75 kg).

RESULTS: U-17 Youth Womens 81kg: 1. (Mah) 114 kg, 2. Reddi Gayathri (AP) 109 kg, 3. M Deeba (Tnd) 102 kg.

U-17 Youth Women's +81kg: 1. (Hrn) 135 kg, 2. Maibam 130 kg, 3. A Mohana Priya (Tnd) 123 kg.

U-21 Junior Women's 81kg: 1. T Dharshini (Tnd) 192 kg, 2. 154 kg, 3. Shweta Pundir (UP) 154 kg.

U-17 Youth Men's 102 kg: 1. Pushpendra Singh Chaudhar (UP) 254 kg, 2. (UP) 234 kg.

U-17 Youth Mens +102 kg: 1. S (Tnd) 269 kg, 2. (UP) 250 kg, 3. (Pun) 216 kg.

U-21 Junior Men's 102 kg: 1. (AP) 279 kg, 2. Pradeep Kumar Yadav (UP) 277 kg, 3. Dilpreet Singh (Pun) 245 kg.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 20:00 IST
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