Weightlifting Worlds: Shubham finishes 3rd in 61kg Group D, Mirabai withdraws after weigh-in

Riyadh, Sep 5 (PTI) Making his debut at the World Championships, Indian weightlifter Shubham Todkar finished third in Group D of the men’s 61kg event here.

The 26-year-old national champion from Maharashtra lifted a total of 269kg (119kg+150kg), which was six kilograms better than his Asian Championships effort (263kg) in May and 10kg heavier than his 259kg lift that fetched him a gold medal at the Commonwealth Championships in July.

“The result is not what I expected but I’m satisfied that the total is good this time. It is my highest on the international stage,” Shubham told

Source: PTI News


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