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Odisha’s Jyoshna Sabar and Priteesmita Bhoi to Represent India at World Youth Weightlifting Championship

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s premier weightlifters Jyoshna Sabar and Priteesmita Bhoi have been selected to represent India at the World Youth Weightlifting Championship in Lima, Peru, from May 20 to 27.

Jyoshna Sabar, a trainee at the Odisha Weightlifting High Performance Centre (HPC), has demonstrated exceptional consistency in her performances over the past few years. In January, she clinched gold at the Khelo India Youth Games, setting a national record in the Snatch category. Jyoshna’s remarkable achievements have earned her the title of Best Lifter in the Youth category at consecutive Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) National Championships.

Priteesmita Bhoi, another promising young talent, trains at the Dhenkanal Sub-Centre. She has also been making waves with her impressive performances, consistently catching the eye of selectors and enthusiasts alike.

Jyoshna’s journey in weightlifting has been marked by a series of noteworthy accomplishments. Her national record in the Snatch category at the Khelo India Youth Games underscores her potential and dedication to the sport. Her selection for the World Youth Weightlifting Championship is a testament to her hard work and the high level of training provided at the Odisha Weightlifting HPC.

Similarly, Priteesmita Bhoi’s selection for the championship highlights her steady rise in the sport. As a trainee at the Dhenkanal Sub-Centre, she has shown remarkable progress, making her a strong contender on the international stage.

The selection of Jyoshna and Priteesmita for the World Youth Weightlifting Championship is a proud moment for Odisha and Indian weightlifting. Their participation in the championship is expected to bring more recognition to the talent pool emerging from Odisha.

As these young athletes prepare to compete in Lima, they carry with them the hopes and best wishes of their coaches, fellow athletes, and the entire nation. Their journey serves as an inspiration for other young athletes aspiring to achieve excellence in sports.

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