Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins silver in Asian Championships
Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the silver medal in the snatch event at the Asian Weightlifting Championship held in Jinju, Korea on 7 April.
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Jeremy Lalrinnunga, 20, won the silver medal in the snatch event with a lift of 141 kg in the 67 kg category.
He became the only Indian weightlifter to win a medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championship this year.
The gold medal in the 67 kg weight category went to China's He Yuji, who finished the event with a higher weight than Lalrinnunga.
Asian Weightlifting Championship:
It is an event focused on weightlifting and is organised by the Asian Weightlifting Federation.
This championship is specially designed for athletes from Asian countries.
Men have been participating in the Asian Weightlifting Championships since 1969, while women have been participating since 1988.
The objective of the championship is to promote the sport of weightlifting and encourage athletes to showcase their skills and abilities.
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