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NEW DELHI: Indian Akansha Kishor Vyavhare won the silver medal in the 40kg category while Vijay Prajapati finished second in 49kg at the 2022 IWF World Weightlifting Championships for men and women in Leon, Mexico.
The two silver medals were won on Saturday, the opening day of the event.

Akansha lifted a total of 127 kg (59 kg + 68 kg), while Vijay managed to lift 175 kg (78 kg + 97 kg).

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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