Indian weightlifters collect 11 medals, including five silver, in Asian Youth and Junior Championships
India claimed five silver and six bronze medals at the ongoing 2020 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Commonwealth Championships: Indian weightlifter Ajay Singh clinches gold with record-breaking lift in 81kg class
The 22-year-old, who is competing in the 81kg category, also smashed the national record in the clean and jerk event by lifting more than double his body weight (190kg) to score vital points at the Olympic qualifying event.
Asian Games 2018: Ajay Singh finishes creditable fifth in men's 77kg weightlifting event; Sathish Sivalingam suffers injury
Ajay Singh finished a creditable fifth with a personal best effort while his senior compatriot Sathish Sivalingam got injured during the men's 77kg category weightlifting competition to end at 10th in the Asian Games.