Mirabai wins 3 silver in Asian Junior Weightlifting

PTI| Updated: Mar 09, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

New Delhi: India opened their medal account in the Asian Junior Weightlifting Championships with Saikhom Mirabai Chanu winning three sliver in women`s 48kg category at Bangsaen in Thailand on Sunday.

Chanu lifted 75kg in snatch, 93kg in clean and Jerk and 168kg in total lift.

In men`s 56kg category, Apurba Chetia stood sixth with a total lift of 233kg -- 105kg in snatch and 128kg in clean and jerk.