National weightlifter Muhammad Faizul Azrie Mohdad wins two gold medals in the second day of the 2017 Australian International and Open. Pix source: Facebook/ Australian Weightlifting Federation.

KUALA LUMPUR: Weightlifter Muhammad Fadzul Azrie Mohdad contributed two gold medals in the second day of the 2017 Australian International and Open, which also acts as the 2018 Commonwealth Games qualifiers.

Fadzul, who is under the Kita Juara programme, excelled in the men's 77kg category with a recorded 138kg in snatch and 174kg in clean and jerk for his combined total of 312kg.

The 22-year-old edged local favourite Francois Etoundi and Kiribati's Taretiita Tabaroua who won silver and bronze, respectively.

Malaysia's weightlifting team collected a total of six gold medals and two silver medals through Mohd Hafifi Mansor, Muhammad Azroy Hazal Wafie and Muhammad Zaidi Mohd Nordin.

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