Three state powerlifters clinch medals in Kolkata

CHRONICLE BUREAU IMPHAL, 24th Oct: Three state powerlifters Ch Soniya, Keisham Linda Mangang and K Thoibi earned medals in the Eastern India Powerlifting Championship 2017 at Howrah, Kolkata on Tuesday.

Soniya, who competed in squat 90kg, bench press 50kg and deadlift 97.5kg category, lifted a total of 237 kg to win a silver medal.

Keisham Linda also settled for silver. She took part in squat 80kg, bench press 37.5kg, deadlift 105kg and lifted 222.5kg for her medal.

Thoibi, on the other hand, claimed a bronze in squat 60kg, bench press 30kg, deadlift 90kg category.

The trio are being trained at PBBPTC, Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai.

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