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Railways grab three medals on Day 5 of Senior Weightlifting Nationals


Press Trust of India Visakhapatnam
Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) bagged three medals including two silver and a bronze on the fifth day of the 71st Men and 34th Women Senior National championship here Tuesday.
In the women's 87kg category, P Anuradha of Tamil Nadu picked up the gold (snatch 102kgs; clean & jerk 126kgs), Srishti Singh representing Railways clinched the silver ( snatch 102kgs; clean & jerk 120kgs) while Usha BN of Karnataka claimed the third spot on the podium (snatch 95kgs; clean & jerk 120kgs).
In men's 89kgs category, Odisha's K Ravi Kumar won gold (snatch 150kgs; clean & Jerk 192kgs). Railways' Harshad Wadekar claimed silver (snatch 150kgs; clean & jerk 187kgs) and RV Rahul bagged the bronze (snatch 142kgs; clean & jerk 187kgs).
In the +87 women's category, Purnima Pandey of Uttar Pradesh secured gold (snatch 94kgs; clean & jerk 122kgs), while K.Siromani representing Andhra Pradesh grabbed silver (snatch 91kgs; clean & jerk 110kgs).
Punjab's Pardeep Kaur won the bronze (snatch 84kgs; clean & jerk 110kgs).

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 7:35 PM IST

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