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India add 3 silver, 1 bronze at Asian Junior weightlifting
New Delhi, July 06, 2013
First Published: 11:41 IST(6/7/2013)
Last Updated: 11:44 IST(6/7/2013)

Gold continued to elude India but the country's weightlifters added three silver and a bronze medal to their tally on the second day of the 20th Women's and 27th Men's Asian Junior Championships in Bishkek, Krygyzstan.

The Indian medal tally now stands at eight silver (five from men and three from women) and seven bronze (two from men and five from women).

On the second day of the competition, Vikas Thakur won a couple of silver medals (in clean and jerk and overall) and a bronze (in snatch) in the 85kg division. His total lift was 322kg (142+180).

Neeraj Sharma bagged the snatch silver in this category with a lift of 150kg.

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