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This Pinay Weightlifter Just Bagged Two Golds And One Silver At The Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships

Vanessa lifted 209 kilogram and 118 kilograms, woah!

Pinay weightlifter Vanessa Sarno bagged two golds and a silver medal at the 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships on October 25 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

According to a report from, Vanessa won gold in the 71-kilogram youth women’s division where she lifted a total of 209 kilograms, which was boosted with a 91-kilogram lift. The weightlifter also won a silver medal in a lift of 118 kilograms.

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North Korea’s Ju Hyang U won silver while Uzbekistan’s Nigora Suvonaova won three bronze medals.

Other Pinay weightlifters who took home medals include Chariz Macawli with a silver and bronze medal and Rosegie Ramos with the bronze medal in the 40-kg youth women’s division and women’s 49-kilogram, respectively.

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It seems like the Philippines has been bagging a lot of medals recently. This past month, Pinay boxer Nesthy Petecio took home a gold medal at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Russia on October 13.

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