Nationwide Weightlifting Championship has started in Odisha’s Bhubaneshwar on Sunday, the place over 800 weightlifters Shall be collaborating from throughout the nation. 

The event will final till March 31 and is believed to have A pair of of the best weightlifters throughout age and event packages as per ANI.

ANI quoted R Vineel Krishna, Sports activities Secretary of Odisha as saying, “We’re very glad to be internet hosting this Nationwide Weightlifting Championship in Odisha, throughout packages. Weightlifting is An important sport for India and has launched laurels for the nation Inside the worldwide area.”


What’s the rivals about?

Krishna hoped that Inside The approaching yrs, the youth of Odisha will convey honour to the nation the placeas the state authorities is working To reinforce the weightlifting environment Inside the state. Based mostly on ANI, “Even for Odisha, weightlifting is amongst a precedence sport And that i hope Inside The approaching yrs, the weightlifters from our state will convey laurels for the state and nation. We now have additionally invested in 89 indoor multipurpose halls throughout Odisha the place Weightlifting Shall be promoted and Collectively with our Weightlifting Extreme-Efficiency Centre will collectively increase the weightlifting ecosystem Inside the state,” said Krishna.

This rivals is all about the qualifier for the Fifth version of the ‘Khelo India Youth Video games, 2022’ which is scheduled to be held later this yr. This May even be thought-about A selection Trial for the IWF Youth and Junior World Championships each for eligible lifters. “For The primary time Inside the historic previous of this Championship, it has been decided that first, second and third prizes Shall be given to the athletes in all packages. The first, second, and third place winners Shall be awarded Rs 10,000, Rs. 5000, and Rs. 3000 respectively,” said Sahadev Yadav, President, IWLF as per ANI. Furthermore, the President suggested individuals Maintain away from doping and wished All of them the very biggest for the event. The rivals Shall be held in 10 completely different Weight Categories for Youth (Boys & Women), Junior & Seniors (Males & Women).

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