IWF 2019: Elder proud of Johns’ performance

Fiji rep Rebecca Johns completes her Clean and Jerk lift during the B group 64kg women competition at the IWF Junior World Championship. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

WEIGHTLIFTING Fiji coach Henry Elder is happy with Rebecca Johns’ performance during the IWF Junior Weightlifting championship.

Johns lifted a total of 80kg in the clean and jerk category.

Unfortunately, she fell short with a no lift in the 68kg for the snatch category during the B group 64kg women’s competition.

IWF 2019 Sylvester Beeben

Posted by Fiji Times Online on Monday, June 3, 2019

Action from the 2019 IWF Junior World Championships
“In a very short time, she has proved herself and she has a long way to go,” Elder said.

“She has been in this sport for the past year and I think for the next 12 months, there is a good possibility that she will win big in the near future.”

Johns said she was happy with her performance and hope to do better in the future.

More reports from the IWF junior weightlifting championship in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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