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    Elreen Ando wins two silvers, one bronze in Asian Weightlifting Championship

    Apr 20, 2021

    ELREEN Ando claimed two silvers and one bronze medals on Tuesday in the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

    Days after Hidilyn Diaz formally claimed a spot in the Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines showed the future is bright for the sport following the medals of Ando, who won the silver medals in the total and clean and jerk of the women’s 64 kilogram division.

    The 22-year-old Ando lifted a total of 213 kilograms to take one of the silver medals with Chen Wen Huei taking the gold with a total lift of 228 kilograms.

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    Ando also placed second in the clean and jerk with 119, with Chen topping the event with a 128.

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      The silver medalist in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games also took the bronze by placing third in the snatch with a 94, with Chen taking the gold with 100 and Han Sojin claiming bronze with a 96.

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