Ramos wins silver and bronze medals in the Asian weightlifting competition

A Filipino weightlifter has boosted her chances of qualifying for the Paris Olympics by winning a silver and bronze medal in the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Rosegie Ramos, 20, secured the silver in the snatch category with an 88-kilogram lift, and then won a bronze with a 102kg lift in the clean and jerk event, making her total lift 190kg. Ramos, a Zamboanga City native and former two-time Asian Juniors champion, is now in the top 5 in the world in her weight division. Her next goal is to secure a spot in the quadrennial Games in Paris. Another Filipino weightlifter, Lovely Inan, did not fare as well, finishing in seventh place in the same weight class. This competition also saw the participation of Tokyo Olympian Elreen Ando (59kg) and Vanessa Sarno (71kg).

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