Monday, June 14, 2021

Asian Weightlifting Championships: India’s Mirabai Chanu creates a new Clean and Jerk world record in Tashkent

India’s Mirabai Chanu set a new World Record in the women’s 49kg Clean and Jerk with an impressive 119 kg lift at Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent yesterday. The 26-year-old lifted 86kg in snatch and a world record of 119kg in clean and jerk for a total of 205kg which also won her the bronze medal at the event.

The gold medal went to Hou Zhihui of China who created a new world record in snatch and total weight with an effort of 213kg while her compatriot Jiang Huihua clinched the silver, lifting 207kg  in the gold level Olympic qualifier.

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