Besides Sanapathi, Maharashtra’s Soumya Dalvi bagged the bronze, heaving 148kg (65kg+83kg) to claim in the 45kg girl’s event
Gurunaidu Sanapathi has become India’s first weightlifter to win a gold at the IWF Youth World Championships in Leon, Mexico.
Sanapathi, 16, claimed the yellow metal with a total effort of 230kg (104kg+126kg) in the boy’s 55kg event on Sunday night. While Sanapathi stood on top of the podium, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ali Majeed 229kg (105kg+124kg) came in second and Yerassyl Umrov of Kazakhstan 224kg (100kg+124kg) third.
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Besides Sanapathi, Maharashtra’s Soumya Dalvi bagged the bronze, heaving 148kg (65kg+83kg) to claim in the 45kg girl’s event.
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