15th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships
The 15th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships are being held in Doha, Qatar from 26th May till 2nd June 2013.
The Weightlifting events of the Arab Championships are held at the Al Sadd Sports Club. Weightlifters are competing in two periods. Men are competing at the morning sessions in the 50kg and 56kg bodyweight category while Women are competing in 44kg and 48kg at the evening sessions. Approximately 250 weightlifters from 40 Arab and Asian countries are participating in the event.
The opening ceremony programme included cultural events and multiple displays from Qatar folklore teams. The president of Asian and Arab Weightlifting Federations delivered the opening speech.
Check out the AWF website for more information.