Harshada Sharad Garud make her history by becoming first Indian woman in weightlifting who win a gold medal at IWF Junior World Championship in Greece.
She lifted 153-kilogram in 45-kilogram weight category, that is contains 70 kilograms in snatch and 80-kilogram in clean and jerk to finish top of the podium. On the opening day of the compition India bagged a medal and Harshada left eight competitiors behind her. Bektas Cansu won silver medal for her country Turkey and another side Teodora-Luminta Hincu won bronze medal for her country Moldova.
The other participating players of India in same weight category, Anjali Patel finished her fifth weightlifiting with a total efforts of 148 kilogram that is included 67 kilograms in snatch and 81 kilograms in clean and jerk.
There are only two Indians to win medal in IWF Junior World Championships, Before Harshada. And that Indians are Mirabai Chanu who won bronze medal in 2013 and Achinta Sheuli won sliver medal in last year.
Harshada has been consistent player in age-group competitions and also winning gold medal under 17 age in Khelo India Youth Games in 2020 and also won bronze medal in the Asian Junior Championship in Tashkent in last year.
Her weightlifting is very impressive in IWF Junior World Championship. And she started her weightlifting career at the age of 13.
Before her competition she spent 10 days in hospital because of a case of food poisoning and also had to quite university-level competitions because of that. But she come back with gold medal in Junior World Championship.
Harshada belongs to a lower middle-class family. But she is ready to spent her sweat and toil to achieve her goals in life. And she is very dedicated girl to achieve her dreams.
Her father also want to perform for his country India but having some issue he can’t do that but her daughter Harshada complete her father’s dreams and make her father proud.
And now Harshada become a well known weightlifter in whole world by winning a gold medal in Junior World Championship in Greece.
By winning a gold medal she become a well known sports girl in India and being a role modal in every people’s life. Harshada belongs to Pune, Mumbai in India and for Pune’s people she become a role model in their lives.
Harshada Sharad Garud to have her first snatch attempt of 64kg in the Greek port city of Heraklion,
and everyone that are present in stadium at that time eyes on Harshada. And for a positive result Harshada won a gold medal for her country and being a proud Indian. And for Harshada future she will trained herself for Olympics Asian games etc.
So, Harshada is become first Indian of this year who won gold medal for her country in Junior World Championship in Heraklion city which are Greece and make her country proud on her.