Kathmandu, Dec 9
Nepal has clinched three gold and a silver medal in the World Power Lifting Championship Men’s and Women-2020. Hasan Gurung bagged gold medal in the 82.5Kg towards Senior Category in the 21st edition of the Championship organized from December 5 to 8 in Amarawoti in India.
Similarly, Ashish Ale Magar and Shruti Karki secured gold medal each in the 110 Kg and 56 Kg, category respectively towards the Junior Group, Vice President of Asian Power Lifting federation and instructor of the Nepali team, Jeevan Giri, said. Likewise, Rajesh Suwal bagged a silver medal in the 100 Kg towards Senior Category of the Championship.
Five weight lifters and two officials had participated in the Championship from Nepal. Four weightlifters are from Pokhara and the woman athlete is from Surkhet. The championship was organized by World Power Lifting Federation and Amateur Power Lifting Federation, India.