Indian lifters win 5 bronze in Asian Championships

Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011, 18:25 PM IST

New Delhi: Indian women weightlifters won five bronze medals on the opening day of the Senior Asian Championships at Tongling City in China on Thursday.

48kg lifter Kh Sanjita Chanu won a bronze each in clean and jerk (90kg) and total lift (158kg).

In 53kg category, Matsa Santoshi bagged a bronze each in snatch (70kg), clean and jerk (88kg) and total lift (158kg).

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Katulu Ravi Kumar is competing in men`s 69kg category while Chandreshori Devi is taking part in women`s 58kg.

PTI