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Juliana Arko wins weightlifting medal

Juliana Arku Weightlifting Ghana won her first medal at the ongoing African Youth Championship after weightlifter Juliana Arko secured a silver medal in the girls 63kg category on Friday.
Arko, who was competing in her first major international competition after winning eight medals at the African Weightlifting Championships in Casablanca, Morocco last year, finished with a total of 140kg.
She went through the initial snatch phase of the competition with three lifts and rounded up with three lifts in the clean-and-jerk.
She was prevented from taking a gold medal by an Egyptian athlete (Sarah) while a Moroccan won third » Read More

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