Print Edition - 2017-04-20  |  Sports Digest

Lifter Adhikari to compete in Asian Championship

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Apr 20, 2017-

Weightlifter Kamal Bahadur Adhikari is set to compete in the Asian Senior Weightlifting Championship slated for April 21-29 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Adhikari, the 2006 South Asian Games gold medallist, will compete in men’s 85kg category. He is also the national record holder in the weight division with 113kg in snatch and 155kg in clean and jerk. Adhikari will be accompanied to Ashgabat on Thursday by coach Sunil Raj Joshi. Nepal Weightlifting Association President Ratan Kumar Tandon and General Secretary Parth Sarathi Sen Gupta, also the secretary of Asian Technical Committee, will also accompany the team.  (PR)

Published: 20-04-2017 10:26

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