Odisha: State Weightlifting Championship to Be Held from Dec 11

Bhubaneswar: The State Weightlifting Championship is being organised by the Odisha Weightlifting Association in support with the Sports and Youth Services Department, Odisha at Biju Patnaik Weightlifting Hall in Kalinga Stadium on 11 and 12 December 2021.
160 weightlifters including cadets of Weightlifting High Performance Centre of Kalinga Stadium and 40 Technical Officers from different districts of the state are participating.

Utmost care is being taken to ensure strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocol. It will be ensured that all weightlifters, technical Officers and officials involved in the arrangements step with their RTPCR test negative reports, according to an official release.

Arrangements concerning accommodation, catering and transport etc. have been made. The successful weightlifters from this competition will earn eligibility for their participation in the upcoming national weightlifting championship, which is scheduled to be hosted at KIIT University in January 2022 jointly by the Indian Weightlifting Federation, Odisha Weightlifting Association, KIIT University and government of Odisha.

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