With the Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 all set to take place very soon, check out the team India weightlifting schedule, fixtures, contingent, how to watch live, and more below
Up until now, Indian weightlifters have bagged a total of 14 medals (five silvers and nine bronze medals) in the history of the Asian Games.
Asian Games 2023 weightlifting schedule, date, time table, squad, live streaming telecast in India
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In the last edition of the Asian Games, the Indian weightlifting contingent failed to secure any medal wins.
Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 team India preview
Renowned Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who is a former world champion, Commonwealth Games champion, and Olympic silver medalist, will make her Asian Games debut at the upcoming event in Hangzhou. She previously missed the last edition owing to an injury.
The 29-year-old skipped the World Weightlifting Championships to prepare for the upcoming event. As such, she will be determined to make a strong first impression. Mirabai Chanu will compete in the women’s 49kg division while her compatriot Bindyarani Devi, will compete in the women’s 55kg category. Devi is a Commonwealth Games silver medalist, and she and Mirabai are the only two athletes representing India in weightlifting.
Indian Weightlifting contingent for Asian Games 2023
Mirabai Chanu (women’s 49kg) and Bindyarani Devi (women’s 55kg) are the two weightlifters representing India at the upcoming games.
Asian Games 2023 how to watch live in India
Fans in India can watch the live telecast of the Asian Games 2023 on Sony Sports Ten 2, 3, 4, 5 SD/HD channels. Moreover, they can watch the live streaming of the event on the Sony Liv App.
Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 team India weightlifting schedule and fixtures (in IST)
The weightlifting events at the upcoming event is scheduled to take place at the Xiaoshan Sports Centre Gymnasium. It will take place from September 30th to October 7th, featuring several competitions across seven men’s and seven women’s divisions.
Given below is the full schedule and fixtures for team India weightlifting schedule and fixtures (in IST):
Date: September 30, Saturday
|Women’s 49kg Group B and Women’s 55kg||Group B||7:30 AM to 9:30 AM|
|Women’s 49kg||Group A||12:30 PM to 2:30 PM|
|Women’s 55kg||Group A||4:30 PM to 6:30 PM|