Photos from the Asian Weightlifting Championship

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Photos from the Asian Weightlifting Championship


As reported in Tashkent continues Asian Weightlifting Championship. The strongest athletes of the continent are fighting not only for the title of the best, but also for Olympic licenses.

At this tournament about 300 athletes fr om 32 countries compete for the title of Asian champion.

At the end of the championship the International Weightlifting Federation will distribute a total of 13 Olympic licenses. Most worthy (7 male, 6 female) teams will get the coveted tickets to Rio de Janeiro. 45 would get the strongest medals.

According to the rules of qualifying events, athletes who rank first to sixth positions get a direct ticket to the XXXI Olympic Games in Rio. According to the latest results of our compatriot Lola Kadyrova finished in 9th position with a total weight of 176 kg, and Doston Yokubov raised a total of 299 kg and became the 10-line in a championship ratings. Opponents of our athletes made the strongest weightlifters of continental level from China, Japan, Thailand, Chinese Taipei, India, Vietnam, Jordan, Iraq and other countries in Asia.

Photojournalist of Jahon Information Agency presents a series of photos from the “Uzbekistan” sports complex, wh ere the prestigious continental competition are taking place.