S. Gurunaidu created history by bagging a Gold medal during 2022 IWF Youth (Boys & Girls) World Weightlifting Championships at LEON, Mexico on 12th June 2022

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.

[Sahdev Yadav]


Indian Weightlifting Federation

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