Weightlifter wins silver at European Championships

The young and talented Latvian weightlifter Rebeka Koha won the silver medal at this year's European Weightlifting Championships in Croatia's Split on Monday, reported LETA. 

Koha, competing in the 58 kg and under weight category, placed second with a combined total of 213 kilograms - she lifted 95 kilograms in the snatch and 118 kilograms in the clean and jerk.

Russia's Natalia Khlestkina won the gold medal with a combined total of 214 kilograms.

As reported, last year Koha won the bronze at the European Weightlifting Championships. She placed fourth at the Rio Olympics last year.

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