Local weightlifter Yazmin Zammit Stevens won Malta a bronze medal in the Commonwealth category at the IWF World Championships.
This was Malta’s second medal won at the competition. The first medal was won by Tenishia Thornton on Thursday in Uzbekistan.
Zammit Stevens won this medal and classified in the 13th place in the world after competing in the 64kg category. So far, this was the best senior ranking for the country!
On her social media platforms, she said “We had a mission and we accomplished it… was definitely the most competitive meet I’ve ever participated in and I had the time of my life! Will definitely want to share more about my experience and more soon but for now let’s just take this in.”
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Zammit Stevens also thanked her coach Jesmond Caruana who carefully planned the lifts to help her compete against India for the bronze medal!