The Indian Weightlifting Federation has selected 16 lifters, including a reserve, for the World youth championship to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from April 6 to 13.
The squad: Boys: 50kg: Jamjung Deru, Deepak Lather. 56kg: Lalzuidika, Lalchhanhima. 62kg: Lalu Taku, Akshay Bhagwan Gaikwad. 69kg: Sambo Lapung. 77kg: Regala Venkat Rahul. Coaches: Narendra Kumar, Vijay Sharma.
Girls: 44kg: Chandrika Tarafdar, Poonam Dalal. 5 3kg: Y. Khomdonbi Chanu, Joti Mal. 58kg: S. Thansana Chanu, Aishwarya Bhalchandra Kadam. 63kg: Manpreet Kaur, Pompi Saikia (reserve). Coaches: Shyamala Shetty, S.P. Patnaik.