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Pakistan Won 4 Medals in Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting at Tokyo Japan

talha-talib-of-pakistan-won-4-medals-in-62-kg-category-at-asian-youth-junior-weightlifting-championshipsLahore : Talha Talib of Pakistan won 4 Medals in 62 Kg category at Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships being held on 08-16 November 2016 at Tokyo.

Talha Talib participated at Asian Youth and Junior Championships and won following medals for Pakistan;

Asian Youth (U-17 Years) Championships (62 Kg Category)
Event Gold Silver Bronze Total
Snatch (117 Kg) —- 1 1
Clean + Jerk (138 Kg) —– —– 1 1
Total (255 Kg) —– 1 —- 1
Asian Junior (U-20 Years) Championships (62 Kg Category)
Snatch 117 Kg —– —– 1 1
Total Medals won by Talha Talib 4


Talha Talib did his best in Youth Asian, but lost Gold medal from current World Champion Ergashev from Uzbekistan, however Talha defeated his close rival Ravi Gulam from India.

Talha Won Bronze Medal in Snatch event in Junior competition.

Pakistan is hoping for another medal in Asian Junior Championships from +105 Kg category weightlifter Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt (Silver Medalist of Junior Commonwealth Championships 2016) on 15th November at 7 pm Pak time.

Very strong Weightlifting sport nations like China, Islamic Republic of IRAN, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, North and South Korea, Turkmenistan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia. Pakistan and India are also in competition for top honors.

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