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Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023: Full schedule, fixtures, results, live streaming details

Published at :May 2, 2023 at 11:45 PM
Modified at :May 10, 2023 at 2:23 AM
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M Sudharshan


This will be the second qualifiying event for Paris Olympic Games 2024.

The Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 is set to be held from May 03 to May 13 in Jinju, South Korea. Tokyo Olympics silver medallist, Mirabai Chanu, will be spearheading the six member Indian contingent at the continental championships. The continental championship will be the second qualifying event after the World Weightlifting Championships 2022, for the Paris Olympic Games. 

27-year-old Mirabai Chanu last competed at the World Weightlifting Championships 2022 in Colombia and bagged the silver medal in the 49 kg category. Post the podium finish, Chanu underwent a five-month rehab programme to nurse her shoulder and back injuries. The Manipuri lad’s best performance at the continental meet has been bronze (in 2020) and she would look to better the colour of the medal in this edition.

In the men's section, Lalrinnunga (67kg) and Achinta Sheuli (73kg) will be making their comeback post injury. Both the weightlifters secured gold medals at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in their respective weight categories. Narayana Ajith and Sheuli will be competing in the same weight category (73kg) alongside Todkar in the 61 kg weight category. 

Indian squad for Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023

Men’s - Shubham Todkar (61kg), Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg), Achinta Sheuli (73kg), Narayana Ajith (73kg)

Women’s - Mirabai Chanu (49kg), Bindyarani Devi (55kg)

India's performance at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Harshada Garud was the lone medallist in the previous edition of the continental championships (bronze medal in snatch and total). In 2020, Jhilli Dalabehara secured the gold medal in women's 69kg weight category and Mirabai Chanu secured bronze and in the process created a WR in clean and jerk lifting 119kg.

When and where to watch Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023?

Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 will be live-streamed on Olympic Channel.

Full Schedule

May 05

Women’s 45kg

Women’s 49 kg (Group B)

Men’s 55kg

Women’s 49kg (Group A)

May 06

Men’s 61kg (Group B)

Women’s 55kg

Men’s 61kg (Group A)

May 07

Women’s 59kg (Group B)

Men’s 67kg

Women’s 59kg (Group A)

May 08

Men’s 73kg (Group B)

Women’s 64kg

Men’s 73kg (Group A)

May 09

Women’s 71kg (Group B)

Women’s 71kg (Group A)

Men’s 81kg

May 10

Men’s 89kg (Group B)

Women’s 76kg

Men’s 89kg (Group A)

Women’s 81kg

May 11

Women’s 87kg

Men’s 96kg

May 12

Men’s 102kg (Group B)

Men’s 102kg (Group A)

Men’s 109kg

May 13

Women’s 87kg+

Men’s 109kg+

India's Results

Mirabai Chanu (49kg): Total 194kg (snatch – 85kg and clean&jerk – 109kg) - 6th place finish - Report

Bindyarani Devi (55kg): Total - 194kg (snatch - 83kg and clean&jerk - 111kg) - 2nd place finish (Silver)

Shubham Todkar (61kg): Total 263kg (snatch - 116kg and clean&jerk - 147kg) - 10th place finish

Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg): Did not rank (Won silver in Snatch with 141kg lift)

Achinta Sheuli (73kg): Total 305kg (snatch - 150kg and clean&jerk - 165kg) - 10th place finish

Narayana Ajith (73kg): Total 307kg (snatch - 139kg and clean&jerk - 168kg) - 9th place finish

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