O.Darkhijav wins bronze from IWF Junior World Championships

2019-06-06 15:53:01

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Junior World Championships of the International Weightlifting Federation is taking place in Suva, Fiji on June 1-8. In the championship, O.Darkhijav has won a bronze medal in the women’s 71 kg weight class.

Under the leadership of the coach of the national team G.Khosbayar, athletes G.Enerel, O.Darkhijav and U.Sarandagina are competing in the tournament.

With O.Darkhijav winning the bronze medal, it becomes the 10th medal Mongolian athletes have won from world championships. If the athlete was successful in lifting her last two attempts, she would have had the chance to qualify for the silver medal.

The 2019 IWF Junior World Championship is the second major tournament for O.Darkhijav.