A 14-year-old Indian girl has set a new powerlifting world record in the recently-held WPC World Championships at Manchester in the UK.

Ishti Kaur, a Class 10 student of GD Goenka School in Delhi, has registered the record by pulling a 95-kg deadlift in the 44 kg weight class in the Teenage category. The World Powerlifting Congress (WPC) world championships were held in Manchester from October 31 to November 5.