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Ghanaian Weightlifter wins three medals at Africa Championship

October 12, 2017 8:27 PM
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Accra, Oct. 12, GNA - Ghanaian weightlifter Christian Amoah a total of won three medals at the ongoing Africa Weightlifting Junior and Youth Championship in Kampala, Uganda.

The 2016 Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) weightlifter of the year won gold in snatch with a lift of 135kg, bronze in clean and jerk with a lift of 160kg and a silver medal in total with 295kg.

The Weightlifting Junior and Youth Championship also serves as the final qualifying tournament for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and the rising star’s performance has boosted his chances of representing Ghana at the Games.

Christian had earlier last month, participated in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship held in Gold Coast, Australia, where he snatched 135kg and made 162kg for clean and jerk and finished with a total of 297kg.


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