Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federation under the patronage of the Asian Weightlifting Federation is going to organize the 2020 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships.
The Championships will be held in the beautiful and sunny city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 17th to 25th April. The event serves as a qualification event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Pakistan weightlifting squad will compete in the senior weightlifting category of 2020 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships.
Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships:
Athletes born between 1st January 2003 and 31st December 2007 (aged 13 – 17 years)
Asian Junior Weightlifting Championships:
Athletes born between 1st January 2000 and 31st December 2005 (aged 15 – 20 years) With reference to Article 5.6.5 of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy 2018, an Athlete who is not listed on the IWF’s Registered Testing Pool but wishes to participate in an IWF Event shall provide accurate and complete whereabouts information as set out at Annex I of the International Standard for Testing and Investigations for a period of at least two months prior to the IWF Event in question (by 14 th December 2019). An athlete who does not comply with this provision is not eligible to compete at this event.
Bodyweight Categories Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships - MEN: 49kg, 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, +102kg - WOMEN: 40kg, 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, +81kg
Asian Junior Weightlifting Championships - MEN: 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, 109kg, +109kg - WOMEN: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, 87kg, +87kg
Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded in Snatch, Clean & Jerk, and Total in each bodyweight category. Team trophies will be awarded to the best six teams respectively for both Men’s and Women’s competitions in accordance with IWF Team Classification. Trophies will be awarded to the Best Lifter in the Men’s and Women’s events.