New Delhi: Shweta Rathore became the first Indian female bodybuilder to win a silver medal in the 49th Asian championship, recently held in Uzbekistan.

Shweta, an engineer by qualification, won silver in the Women's Fitness Physique category and qualified for the World Championship, to be held in Thailand in November.

Shweta is on Judge Panel of Body power Expo 2015 and runs an academy -- Fitness Forever, a press release stated.