Sneha Soren and Jhili Dalabehera, two female weightlifters from the state, bagged gold medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games being held in Australia. Jhili won gold medal in 48 kg junior category and Sneha bagged the top prize in 48 kg senior category.
Jhilli and Sneha have been selected to represent India in the Commonwealth and Oceania Championships is continuing from September 3 and will complete on September 9 in the Gold Coast in Australia. Both were selected in the Indian team following a three-month training camp held in Patiala.
They had earlier grabbed many medals in national level competitions.