Hidilyn Diaz bags 2 bronze medals in 2019 IWF World Championships

2016 Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz bagged two bronze medals in the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships women’s 55kg category Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in Pattaya, Thailand.

Hidilyn Diaz of Philippines (AP file Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

Diaz copped two bronzes after lifting 121 kg in clean and jerk discipline and 214 kg in total.

She ranked eighth in the snatch category after lifting 93 kg.

Liao Qiuyun of China bested them overall and brought home the gold medal with a total of 227kg.

Qiuyun powered through first in clean and jerk with 129 kg and second in snatch with 98kg.

Zhang Wanqiong, also from China, won silver overall with a total of 222kg after surging first in snatch with 99 kg and second in clean and jerk with 222 kg.

Source: https://sports.mb.com.ph/