Weightlifting: Kristel Macrohon adds 2 bronze medals for PH at Asian Championships


Posted at Apr 22 2021 11:21 PM

Kristel Macrohon after securing bronze medals at the 2021 Asian Weightlifting Championships. Photo grabbed from IWF livefeed

Kristel Macrohon of the Philippines raked in 2 bronze medals at the 2021 Asian Weightlifting Championships on Thursday, adding to the country's productive stint in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Macrohon finished third in the women’s 76kg clean & jerk after lifting 126 kilograms. 

She also recorded a total of 225 kgs for another bronze.

Macrohon finished behind gold medal winner Zhang Wangli of China and Kim Suhyeon of Korea.

The Philippines now has a total of 2 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals in the tournament.

Vanessa Sarno won 2 gold medals in the women’s 71kg division, while Elreen Ando added 2 silver medals in the women’s 64 kg division. 


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