Weightlifting team to go to Turkmenistan

LALITPUR: A four-member weightlifting team is on Thursday leaving for Turkmenistan to take part in the Senior Asian Championship which will be held in Ashgabat from April 21-29.

The 10th South Asian Games’ gold medallist Kamal Bahadur Adhikari will compete in the men’s 85kg weight category in the championship. Coach Sunil Lal Joshi, Nepal Weightlifting Association President Ratan Kumar Tandon and General Secretary Parth Sarathi Sen Gupta will also accompany Adhikari to Turkmenistan. National Sports Council Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista bade farewell to the team on Wednesday.