City boy wins silver in Youth Olympics

Ragala Venkata Rahul of Telangana Sports School (Hakimpet) won India’s only medal in the ongoing Youth Olympics in Nanjing (China) when he clinched the silver in the 77 kg category with an effort of 316 kg (141+175), according to Badeti Venkatramaiah, secretary of AP Weightlifting Association, here on Thursday.

The 18-year-old Rahul, who is in the senior national camp as part of preparations for the next month’s Asian Games, also bagged gold medals in the Youth Asian, Junior Asian and Junior Commonwealth championships.

Source: The Hindu

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