Gold for SL woman at Youth Weightlifting Championships

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Dinuda Abeysekara clinched a gold medal and also set a new Sri Lankan record in the 48kg Women’s Weightlifting category at the Youth Weightlifting Championships in Malaysia.

 She lifted a weight of 62 kg under the “Snatch method” and 74 kg under “clean and jerk” method.

She is also incidentally the first Sri Lankan sportswoman to win gold at the Youth Weightlifting Championships.