The two silver medals were won on Saturday, the opening day of the event.
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Akansha lifted a total of 127 kg (59 kg + 68 kg), while Vijay managed to lift 175 kg (78 kg + 97 kg).
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Akansha is an intern at SAI National Center of Excellence, Aurangabad and Vijay is an intern at NCOE Patiala.
“I would like to congratulate all the weightlifters for putting on a good show at the 2022 IWF World Junior Weightlifting Championships in Leon and salute the efforts of the Indian coaches who trained the athletes in a short time in the national camps “said Sahdev Yadav, president of the Indian Weightlifting Federation.
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