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Preetismita Bhoi has become India’s first lifter to win a title with a clean and jerk world record

Published on May 24, 2024
Current Context: Preetismita Bhoi, a 15-year-old Indian weightlifter, has made history by becoming the first Indian lifter to win a title with a clean and jerk world record.
Preetismita Bhoi has become India’s first lifter to win a title with a clean and jerk world record
  • This remarkable achievement took place in the women’s 40kg category at the IWF World Youth Championships.
  • She lifted 76kg in the clean and jerk event, surpassing the previous world record of 75kg.
  • In addition to her 57kg lift in the snatch, Bhoi totaled 133kg to secure the gold medal. Her total was just 2kg short of the youth world standard.
  • This historic event occurred on Wednesday, May 23, 2024, in Lima, Peru.

Question:

1. What is the name of the Indian weightlifter who set a new world record in the clean and jerk event?

  • A) Preetismita Bhoi
  • B) Geeta Phogat
  • C) Karnam Malleswari
  • D) Mirabai Chanu
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