Odisha girl bags bronze medal for India in junior world weightlifting championships

Bhubaneswar: Indian lifter Jhilli Dalabehera from Odisha bagged the bronze medal in the 2018 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships at Tashkent today.

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.