Indian weightlifters have bagged a rich haul of 25 medals so far in the Asian inter-club championships and Asian Cup at North Korea.

In the Asian inter-club championships, the Indians have won 12 medals (3 silver and 9 bronze) and 13 (9 silver and 4 bronze) in the Asian Cup being held simultaneously.

The medal winners: Asian Cup:

Manalisha Sonowal (Jr. Women 48kg): silver in snatch and bronze in total; Kopparthi Shireesha (Jr. Women 58kg): silver each in snatch, clean and jerk and total; Apurba Chetia (Jr. Men 56kg): silver in snatch and bronze each in clean and jerk and total; Achyutananda Sahoo (Jr. Men 62kg): silver each in clean and jerk and total; R.V. Rahul (Jr. Men 77kg): a silver in snatch and total lift and a bronze in clean and jerk.

Asian Inter-Club Championships: Manalisha Sonowal (Jr. Women 48kg): silver in snatch and a bronze each in clean and jerk and total lift; Kopparthi Shireesha (Jr. Women 58kg): a bronze each in snatch and total lift; Apurba Chetia (Jr. Men 56kg): a bronze each in snatch, clean and jerk and total lift; Achyutananda Sahoo (Jr. Men 62kg): a silver in clean and jerk and bronze in total lift; R.V. Rahul (Jr. Men 77kg): a silver in snatch and bronze in total lift.

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