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Faustino, Colonia add two silvers for PH in World Youth Championships

Angelina Colonia IWF PHOTO

Rosalinda Faustino and Angelina Colonia added two overall silver medals for the Philippines in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Youth Championships in Durres, Albania on Tuesday, March 28 (Manila time).

Faustino got a total of 178 kilograms lift in the women's 55kg division for the second of the two Philippine overall silver medals.

Faustino raised 100 kg in clean and jerk which was good for the gold medal in the said category.

She lifted 78 kg in the snatch department.

Meanwhile, Colonia got the first of the two overall silver medals on Monday when she raised a total of 155 kg.

Colonia lifted 72 kg in snatch which got her a gold medal in the said category.

She then raised 183 kg in clean and jerk but it was not enough for her to bring home a medal in the said category.

In total, the Philippines notched four overall medals in this Youth Championships, with the first two of the four being a golden one each for Prince Keil Delos Santos and Albert Ian Delos Santos.

Prince Keil ruled the men's 49kg division while Albert Ian topped the men's 61kg category.

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