Monday, 13th June 2022, NOIDA:- S. Gurunaidu of India entered history books by winning Gold medal in 55 kg weight category on the second day of the 2022 IWF Youth Men & Women World Weightlifting Championships at Leon, Mexico on 12th June 2022.
Soumya Dalvi also bagged a bronze medal raising the Indian medal tally to 4 medals in total.
Detailed results are as under:-
1. S. Guru Naidu in 55 kg weight category lifted a total weight of 230 kg and won GOLD Medal (104 kg + 126 kg). The athlete belongs to AOC Secunderabad.
2. Soumya Dalvi in 45 kg weight category lifted at total weight of 148 kg and won BRONZE Medal (65 kg + 83 kg). The athlete belongs to NCOE, Patiala.
I am happy for S. Guru Naidu who has achieved a rare feat by winning GOLD Medal in Youth World Weightlifting Championships. A great effort from all the athletes and coaches who have undertaken a long journey from India to Mexico and deliver the medals to make the entire country proud with their achievements.