ITANAGAR, 5 Jun: Weightlifters Sandiya Gungli and Chera Tania won silver medals to open the medal tally for Arunachal Pradesh in the Khelo India Youth Games-2021, being held at Panchkula, Haryana.
Gungli won the silver in the 40 kg category with a total lift of 110 kgs (snatch 47 and clean & jerk 63). Tania won the silver in the 55 kg category. He lifted 212 kgs (snatch 92 and clean & jerk 120).
Another weightlifter, Yukar Amak, finished 4th in the 45 kg category.
Arunachal has fielded 32 athletes in archery, athletics, boxing, judo and weightlifting, informed Khelo India mission director Karbia Dodum, who is also the chef de mission.