Indian lifters won three silver medals in South Korea.

  • The Indian campaign has come to an end at the ongoing Asian Weightlifting Championships in Jinju, South Korea.
  • Ajit Narayan and Achinta Shiuli, competing in the men’s 73kg category, failed to get medals. Indian players have won three medals which are all silver medals.
  • Bindayarani Devi and Jeremy Lalrinnunga were the only ones to show their full potential in the championship. Bindayarani started India’s run on 6 May with a silver medal in the women’s 55 kg category.
  • She also won the silver medal in the clean and jerk event by lifting 111 kg. Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga won a silver medal in the men’s 67 kg snatch category.
  • The Asian Weightlifting Championship will continue till 13 May. But India is not represented in any of the rest of the categories.

Qns : Where did the Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 take place?

(A) New Delhi, India
(B) Beijing, China
(C) Jinju, South Korea
(D) Tokyo, Japan

Answer : (C) Jinju, South Korea

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