Gurung betters record

KATHMANDU: Nepali weightlifter Tika Maya Gurung bettered her personal record during the 29th Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei on Monday.

In the women’s 58kg weight category, Gurung lifted a total of 111kg weight that included 48kg in snatch and 63kg in clean and jerk.

Earlier Gurung had lifted a total weight of 100kg which included 45kg in snatch and 55kg in clean and jerk during the Asian Youth and Junior Championship held in Nepal last month.

Gurung finished fifth among six participants.

Similarly, Manisha Ranabhat came last in the same weight category after she lifted a total weight of 110kg — 50kg in snatch and 60kg in clean and jerk.