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Colonia bumasag ng world at Asian Jr. weightlifting records

Russell Cadayona - Pang-masa

MANILA, Philippines — Binuhat ni Angeline Colonia ang dalawang gold at isang silver medal tampok ang pagbasag sa world at Asian records sa Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships sa Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Itinala ng 15-anyos na si Colonia ang 62 kilograms sa snatch para sirain ang world at Asian youth standard na 61kgs sa women’s 40kg category.

Ang total lift naman niyang 134 kgs ang nagbasura sa continental youth standard na 134kgs.

Nakuntento ang kapatid ni 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympian Nestor Colonia sa silver medal sa clean and jerk sa kanyang 72kgs sa i­lalim ng 73kg ni Vietna­mese Duong Thi Kim Yen.

“She snatch 62 kgs, she won 2 gold in Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship in the 40 kgs category,” ani Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz kay Colonia sa kanyang Facebook post. “It was a youth world record! Wow!.”

Isa si Colonia sa mga bagitong Pinay weightlif­ting champions kasama sina Asian champion Va­nessa Sarno at magkapatid na Rosegie at Rose Jean Ramos.

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