Harjinder Kaur

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Punjab CM Announces Rs 40 Lakh Cash Prize For Weightlifter Harjinder Kaur

The Punjab Government announced Rs 40 Lakhs for weightlifter Harjinder Kaur, on August 2. CM Bhagwant Maan announced the money for the victory of Kaur at the Commonwealth Games 2022, after she won a bronze medal, at Birmingham, England. Furthermore, CM Maan stated that the government is committed to encouraging those who excel in sports and that these athletes will be given cash prizes for their efforts.

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 06:39 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bhagwant Mann, Punjab CM, Cash Prize, Harjinder Kaur, Weightlifter, Commonwealth Games

Courtesy: The Statesman

Sanket Sargar

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Sanket Sargar, 1st Indian Athlete To Win Medal At CWG 2022, Bags Silver In Men's 55kg Weightlifting Event

Maharashtra's Sanket Sargar made history by being the first Indian athlete to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on July 30. In Birmingham, the 21-year-old earned silver in the men's 55kg weightlifting category with a total of 248kg (113kg in snatch, 135kg in clean and jerk). Sanket Sargar injured his elbow while attempting to… read-more

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 06:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Commonwealth Games 2022, India, Weightlifter, Sanket Sargar, Silver Medal

Courtesy: India today