Ankhtsetseg Places Third at Asian Weightlifting Championships

2023-05-12 12:12:54

Ulaanbaatar, May 12, 2023 /MONTSAME/. In the ongoing Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 on May 3-13, Asia's top lifters converged at the Jinju Arena, Republic of Korea, to compete for the top spot in the ten weight classes for men and women.  

On May 10, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalist of the World Championship and the State Honored Athlete of Mongolia Ankhtsetseg Munkhjantsan captured the Bronze Medal, lifting 243 kg (108/135) in the women’s 81 kg category.  

Additionally, to be eligible to participate in the next Summer Games, weightlifters must participate in a minimum of three major competitions (in addition to fulfilling other prerequisites), with the Asian Weightlifting Championships being one of those competitions.