Indian lifter Jhilli Dalabehera bags bronze in weightlifting

Jul 08, 2018, 09:33 IST | PTI

She is the second woman lifter after Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (in 2013) to win a medal in the Junior World Championships

Indian lifter Jhilli Dalabehera bags bronze in weightlifting
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Indian lifter Jhilli Dalabehera bagged the bronze medal in the 2018 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships at Tashkent yesterday. Jhilli Dalabehera lifted 167 kg (75 kg + 92 kg) in 48 kg to finish third on the podium, according to Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) secretary general Sahdev Yadav.

She is the second woman lifter after Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (in 2013) to win a medal in the Junior World Championships.

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