Lifter Kojum secures silver at national c’ship

VISAKHAPATNAM, Feb 28: Former national champion Kojum Taba on Thursday secured a silver and a bronze medal for Arunachal Pradesh in the 71st Senior Men’s National Weightlifting Championship, currently underway at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Kojum, who has not yet fully recovered from injuries and was out of action from major events for more than a year, lifted 151 kgs in snatch and 183 kgs in clean & jerk, for a total of 334 kgs, informed Arunachal Weightlifting Association general secretary Daniel Teli.