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Vikas Thakur creates new weightlifting record


Vikas Thakur of Services Sports Control Board today created a new national record with a total lift of 341kg in the in the 85kg category at the 68th men’s and 31st women’s National Weightlifting Championships, here.

Vikas created the record in all three events — snatch, clean and jerk and overall.

He lifted 154kg in the snatch and 187kg in clean and jerk to come up with a total lift of 341kg.

Vikas thus better his own record of 339kg (153kg snatch and 186kg clean and jerk) created during 35th National Games at Thrissur, Kerala earlier this year.


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