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SAG2019: Weightlifter Mabia bags another gold

  • Published at 12:48 pm December 7th, 2019
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The 2016 SAG gold-medalist lifted a total 185kg in the women's 76kg weight category

Weightlifter Mabia Akter Shimanta clinched another gold medal in the 13th South Asian Games in Pokhara today.   

The 2016 SA Games gold-medalist lifted a total 185kg in the women's 76kg weight category. She lifted 80kg in snatch and 105kg in clean and jerk. 

Mabia earlier bagged gold in the 64kg category in the South Asian Games 2016 in Guwahati, India.

B.C. Priyanthi of Sri Lanka won silver lifting 184kg and Tara Devi of Nepal finished third with 172kg.

Bangladesh won a total five gold medals so far after three gold in karate and one in taekwondo. Weightlifters earned total four silver in three days.