Prakash KC, winner of the eighth national games in weightlifting, admits that he never thought he would become a sportsperson. He started weightlifting at the age of 13 and since then he has often been winning the title of Junior Best Lifter Men in the national level. Recently, at the eighth national games, he broke the record by lifting 224 kg in the 67 kg body weight category. However, his personal best is 242 kg.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepal Police’s Tara Devi Pun and Sandesh Gurung have been adjudged Nepal’s strongest in Nepal Strongest Weightlifting Tournament 2018 in Kathmandu on Thursday. Pun lifted 166 kg in women’s 75 kg category and Gurung registered 258 kg in men’s 105 kg category. Both received cash prize of Rs 11,000.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Nepal’s Tara Devi Pun set a new national record in the women’s weightlifting in 75-kg weight category at the ongoing 18th Asian Games held at JI Expo in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Sangita Rai of Nepal Police Club (NPC) has set new national record in the 23rd National Weight-Lifting Tournament under the Nepal Sports Council (NSC) Championship played in Pokhara on Wednesday.
POKHARA, Jan 10: Eighth Women's and 23rd Men's National Weightlifting Competition under National Sports Council Championship has begun at a hall of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Wednesday.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 28: The last day of the weightlifting under the ongoing Seventh National Games on Wednesday also saw a new national record while departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club stamped its dominance in the event. Each day of the four-day event held at Rajbiraj, Saptari saw at least one new record.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Nepal will host the next edition of Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship from July 21 to 30, according to Nepal Weightlifting Association (NWA). The executive meeting of the Asian Weightlifting Federatiom (AWF) held on Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan, decided to give the hosting rights of the events to Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A seven-member Nepali weightlifting team is leaving for Japan on Monday to participate in the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship. The team includes two weightlifters and five officials.
NEPALGUNJ, June 28: Former Prime Minister and CPN (UML) senior leader, Jhalanath Khanal, today laid the foundation stone for the construction of a weightlifting academy building at Nepalgunj stadium premises.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Surendra Shrestha of Tribhuvan Army Club on Tuesday bagged gold medal in the senior men's 77 kg event of the Fifth Grand Prix Weightlifting Tournament being held at Satdobato in Lalitpur. Similarly, Bishal Bista of Kanchanpur claimed gold in the same weight category for juniors.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Nepal Police Club's Devi Chaudhary set new national record in snatch section of the women's 53kg event during the Fifth Grand Prix Weightlifting Tournament being held at Satdobato in Lalitpur.