Mongolian weightlifter M.Ankhtsetseg has won one gold and two silver medals at the International Weightlifting Federation’s Junior World Championship, which was held in Tbilisi, Georgia from June 23 to July 2.
Athlete of Aldar Sports Committee, International Sports Master M.Ankhtsetseg competed in the women’s 75 kg category. She claimed a gold medal for her 138 kg clean and jerk. She lifted 115 kg in the snatch and captured a silver medal. She lifted 253 kg in total and won a silver medal for her overall score.
M.Ankhtsetseg became Mongolia’s first weightlifter to win medals from the Junior World Championships.
M.Ankhtsetseg, 18, has already won a ticket to the Rio 2016 Olympics. Previously, she won a bronze medal at the World Cup 2016 in Qatar, and a gold medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championship 2016 in Uzbekistan.