Achinta Sheuli bags silver medal (73 kg) at Junior World Weightlifting Championships 2021 in Tashkent | Daily Current Affairs 2021

Achinta Sheuli bags silver medal (73 kg) at Junior World Weightlifting Championships 2021 in Tashkent

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IWF Junior Weightlifting Championships 2021

Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli has bagged a silver medal in the IWF Junior Weightlifting Championships 2021 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and has thereby created a new national record.

Sheuli, a national champion, lifted a total of 313 kg (141 kg snatch and 172 kg clean and jerk) to finish behind Indonesia’s Rizki Juniansyah, who lifted a world record 349 kg (155 kg snatch and 194 kg clean and jerk) for the gold medal.
 
Sheuli’s medal brings an end to India’s campaign at the Junior World Weightlifting Championships.

The other Indian Jeremy Lalrinnunga finished fourth overall in the men’s 67 kg category, though he managed to win silver in the snatch.

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