Tenishia Thornton Shines in Olympic Weightlifting Qualifiers; Roberta Tabone Displays Personal Best

Title: IWF World Cup – Phuket Thailand 30.03 to 11.04.2024

In the latest Olympic weightlifting qualifiers, Tenishia Thornton showcased remarkable strength and skill in the 64kg category, securing fifth place with an impressive performance. Notching up lifts of 90kg in Snatch and 111kg in Clean and Jerk, Thornton’s display also included setting several national records, positioning herself as a formidable contender for the upcoming Olympic Games.

Meanwhile, Roberta Tabone demonstrated resilience and determination in the 71kg D category, achieving a personal best total of 193kg despite facing challenges during her attempts. Though she missed her final lifts due to feeling dizzy, Tabone’s perseverance stood out, reflecting her commitment to the sport.