MANILA, Philippines-Rosegie Ramos emerged invincible in her weight class along with Jhodie Peralta because the Philippines continued to amass a stockpile of gold medals on the 2023 Asian Weightlifting Youth and Junior Championships.
Ramos dominated the ladies’s junior 49kg division by accumulating all of the golds obtainable within the snatch (83kgs), clear and jerk (99kgs) and whole (182kgs) whereas Peralta duplicated the feat within the youth 49kg class.
Peralta’s 73 within the snatch and 87 within the clear and jerk totaled 160kgs in a sweep of the highest podium because the Filipino lifters compiled 16 golds, 10 silvers and 4 bronzes within the New Delhi, India meet after three days.
Albert Ian Delos Santos added two extra gold medals on the identical day for good measure, profitable each the clear and jerk (148) and whole (258) within the males’s 61kg class.
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Delos Santos additionally bagged a pair of silvers within the junior clear and jerk and whole with comparable lifts.
With the huge assortment of medals, Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas president Monico Puentevella stated Filipino lifters are trying on the nation’s most excellent end within the continental meet with two extra days of competitors.
Southeast Asian Video games silver medalist Rosalinda Faustino claimed the silver medals within the clear and jerk (97) and whole (172) of the ladies’s youth 55kg class and located a bronze medal within the snatch (75).
The youth division permits lifters aged 13 to 17 years previous to compete whereas the junior class is proscribed to 18-20 years previous.
On the primary day on Saturday, Prince Keil Delos Santos and Eron Borres swept all three gold medals within the males’s 49kg whereas Alexsandra Ann Diaz, the niece of Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, collected the fourth gold within the girls’s 40kg division.
Angeline Colonia, a sister of 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympian Nestor Colonia, pocketed three gold medals within the girls’s youth 45kg class on Sunday whereas Rose Jean Ramos, Rosegie’s youthful sibling, topped the junior 45kg whole that went with two silvers within the snatch and clear and jerk.