Karachi: Pakistan’s weightlifter Talha Talib has bagged a bronze medal in snatch in the Asian Weightlifting Championship.
The Gujranwala-based Talha lifted 148kg weight in snatch in the 67-kilogram weight category to win bronze in Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent. It is his first medal in the Asian Championship. This is also a new national record.
Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah ! I got bronze medal in snatch and overall got 4th position in Asian Weightlifitng Championship2020. Alhamdulillah I made 3 new commonwealth records and also made 3 new national records by lifting 148kg snatch and 167kg clean and jerk. pic.twitter.com/z7Lj3hoY5o
— Talha Talib (@talha_tlb) April 19, 2021
Meanwhile, Talha was unable to win in clean and jerk and total as he finished fourth with 167kg in clean and jerk and ended fifth with a total of 315kg. China bagged gold and silver in total with the bronze going to Uzbekistan.
It must be noted that Talha is four time National Champions. He bagged a gold medal in 2019 Saaf Games while he won a bronze medal in 2018 Commonwealth games.