Weightlifter Jhilli Dalabehera Selected For Junior World Championship

Bhubaneswar: Jhilli Dalabehera from Odisha is among the two Indian lifters selected for Junior World Championship slated to be held at Tashkent in Uzbekistan from July 7.

Ofisha Sports and Youth Services Department took to Twitter and congratulated the young girl.

In April, Jhilli had won a silver medal in the women 48 kg category in the Asian Junior Men and Women Weightlifting Championships at Urgencg, Uzbekistan.

Last year, she along with Sneha Soren had made it to the Indian team for Commonwealth and Oceania Championships held in Australia.

Bringing laurels to the state, another shuttler Rutuparna Panda has been selected for Asian Games 2018. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted, congratulating her for being the first Odia woman representing India in Badminton.

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