NEW DELHI : In Weightlifting, India’s Bindyarani Devi has clinched a silver medal in the women’s 55kg category at the Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 in Jinju, South Korea. Sorokhaibam Bindyarani Devi yesterday registered a combined lift of 194 kg to finish second on the podium. China’s Chen Guan Ling won the gold medal with a combined lift of 204 kg.
In the men’s 61kg category Group B, Shubham Todkar lifted a combined weight of 263kg to finish sixth among nine competitors. Today, Commonwealth Games champion Jeremy Lalrinnunga will be in action in 67kg category. The 20-year-old has given an entry total weight of 300kg. The Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 is the second in the series of qualifying events for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games