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India to host Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in 2019

India's Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and K Sanjita Chanu bagged a gold medal each in their respective weight categories of the current edition of the tournament which is being held at Gold Coast, Australia.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: September 06, 2017 16:43 IST ]
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu of India celebrates winning the moment at the ChampionshipPhoto:GETTY IMAGES

India will host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships. 

The Executive Board of Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation met today at Gold Coast, Australia and decided to allot the 2019 edition of the competitions to India. 

The current edition of the tournament is being held at the Gold Coast. 

India's Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and K Sanjita Chanu bagged a gold medal each in their respective weight categories yesterday to book berths at next year's Commonwealth Games to be held at the same Australian city.

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