IWLF announces cash prizes for National Championship medallists

₹10,000 will be awarded to gold medallists, ₹5,000 to silver medallists, and ₹3,000 to bronze medallists.

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: A total of 915 athletes from 33 affiliated States and departments of the IWLF are participating in the the championship.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) on Tuesday announced cash rewards for all medallists at the ongoing youth, junior and senior national championships being held here.

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IWLF President Sahdev Yadav announced ₹10,000 cash prize for gold medal winners, ₹5,000 for silver and ₹3,000 for bronze medallists in all three sections. Over 90 national records were shattered at the tournament, which is being held at the Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium, KIIT University.

A total of 915 athletes from 33 affiliated States and departments of the IWLF are participating in the the championship, which ends on Thursday.

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