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SEA Games: PH weightlifter John Ceniza cops silver medal

/ 09:42 PM December 01, 2019
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Philippines’ John Fabuar Ceniza competes in the men’s snatch 55 kg weightlifting at the 30th SEA Games 2019. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin Vardeleon

MANILA, Philippines—John Ceniza emerged as the latest Filipino weightlifter to win a medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Sunday at Ninoy Aquino Stadium.

Ceniza snagged the silver medal in the men’s 55kg category after registering a total lift of 252.

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The 21-year-old Ceniza came second to Vietnam’s Lai Gia Thanh, who tallied a total of 264, while Indonesia’s Surahmat Wijoyo claimed the bronze.

Ceniza successfully lifted 112kg in the snatch and 140kg in the clean and jerk both on his first attempt.

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