Weightlifters add to medals at Asian Youth event

Updated: Sep 07, 2011, 16:49 PM IST

New Delhi: The Indian weightlifting team`s medal tally swelled to nine after it clinched three silver medals at the 13th Asian Youth (Girls) Weightlifting Championship in Pattaya (Thailand).

Takio Yana, in 58kg category, secured three silver medals by lifting 66kg in Snatch and 90kg in Clean and Jerk and 156 kg in total, the Indian Weightlifting Federation said in a statement.

The gold medals were clinched by Nawaporn Dangsri of Thailand (75+96) 171kg, while the bronze medals went to Charyyeua Duroygul of Turkmenistan (50+55) 105kg.