National Weightlifting: Odisha’s Jyoshna Bags Gold, Priteesmita Claims Bronze

Bhubaneswar: Odisha teenager Jyoshna Sabar struck gold at the National Weightlifting Championships in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, on Thursday.

The 17-year-old Odisha Weightlifting HPC trainee topped the 40 kg Youth category competition.

It was a double podium finish for Odisha, as Priteesmita Bhoi — a trainee of Dhenkanal sub-centre – finished third to clinch bronze in the same category.

Jyoshna has been a consistent performer, having won a silver medal each at Khelo India National Ranking meets at Himachal Pradesh and UP in the last 6 months.

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