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Training in Nanjing already started

Yesterday was the opening of the weightlifting training venue of the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, and teams already present have their first trainings in the Nanjing International Expo Center – the home of weightlifting for the YOG.
The event will kick off with the highly anticipated Opening Ceremony on 16 August, where the President of the P.R. of China, Mr. Xi Jinping will be joined by the Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
Weightlifting competitions will be held in 5 women (48kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg, +63kg) and 6 men (56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg, +85kg) categories between 17 and 23 August.