ᴊᴜʟʏ 12, 2023- The vibrant city of Bacolod is set to witness an impressive showcase of strength and athleticism as it hosts the highly anticipated 2023 National Weightlifting Championship held at SM Northwing in Bacolod City.
Headed by Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz-Naranjo, the highly anticipated event held from July 10-16, brought together talented weightlifters from across the country, promising an exciting display of skill and determination.
This year’s championship held particular significance as it served as a qualifying event for selected weightlifting categories. The stakes were high, as the ultimate champion would earn the honor of representing the Philippines in the upcoming 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. Scheduled to take place from September 23 to October 8, 2023, the Asian Games will bring together athletes from various disciplines, providing a platform for them to demonstrate their abilities on an international stage.
The National Weightlifting Championship in Bacolod City is poised to become a memorable event that celebrates the physical prowess and dedication of weightlifters from around the country. With the opportunity to qualify for the 19th Asian Games at stake, the competition is sure to be fierce and inspiring.
(Source: Bacolod City Public Information Office)