Mirabai Chanu

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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Bags Gold Medal At 36th National Games

Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu expectedly won the gold medal with a total lift of 191 kgs in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the 36th National Games, held in Gujarat. The event was held on September 30, in which Chanu bagged a prestigious medal.  Recently, the athlete claimed the Commonwealth Games gold medal in Birmingham in August, after lifting 84kg in snatch and 107 kgs.

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mirabai Chanu, Olympian, Weightlifting, Gujarat, 36th national games

Lovepreet Singh

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India's Lovepreet Singh Wins Bronze Medal At Commonwealth Games 2022

At Commonwealth Games 2022, India's Lovepreet Singh won a bronze medal by lifting a total of 355kg – 163kg in snatch, and 192 kg in clean and jerk. On August 3, Singh won against Australia’s Jackson Roberts-Young who went for 211kgs lift in his third and final attempt, which was unsuccessful. With this, the Indian contingent at CWG 22, confirmed13 medals, including five gold, four silver and four bronze.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 04:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Commonwealth Games, Lovepreet Singh, Bronze Medal, Indian athlete, Weightlifting

Courtesy: News 18

Commonwealth Games 2022

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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6: Indian Contingent To Participate In Weightlifting, Other Events

Commonwealth Games 2022 is set to witness power-packed events on day 6, August 3, in Birmingham, England, UK. After winning the historic gold medal in Lawn Bowls and men's table tennis, India is now eying on weightlifting, para table tennis and other events lined up for the day. The events at Birmingham started at 1:00… read-more

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 03:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Commonwealth Games, Indian contingent, sports, Weightlifting, medals

Courtesy: News 18

Punam Yadav

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India's Punam Yadav Wins Silver In Weightlifting: Commonwealth Games

In the ongoing Commonwealth weightlifting championships 2021, India's Punam Yadav won the silver medal in the 76kg category. Punam lifted a toral of 220kg. R Arockia Alish, a former gold medalist, clinched the bronze medal for a total lift of 214kg. Canada's Maya Laylor bagged the covenant gold medal for a total lift of 229kg.

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 06:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Punam Yadav, Arockia Alish, Commonwealth Games, Weightlifting, Maya Laylor

Courtesy: ANI

Sanket Mahadev Sargar

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Sanket Mahadev Sargar Bags Gold In Weightlifting Championship

Indian Weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar, brings gold at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship, on December 8. He set a national record with his best lift of 113 kgs. Sanket Mahadev won the medal representing India in "Men's 55 kg Snatch Category" at Commonwealth Games in Uzbekistan. Furthermore, Indian athletes are competing in both Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship and World Weightlifting Championship (till December 17).

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sanket Mahadev Sargar, Weightlifting, Commonwealth Games, Uzbekistan, India

Railway Minister facilitates silver medalist Mirabai Chanu

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Union Railway Minister Announces Rs 2 Crore Reward To Mirabai Chanu

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw congratulated and felicitated India's Mirabai Chanu, the silver medal winner in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Minister at the ceremony announced a reward of Rs 2 crore along with a promotion for her in the Northeast Frontier Railway. "She has inspired billions around the world with her talent, hard work, and grit," said the Union Minister.

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 11:10 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Railway Ministry

Courtesy: Times Now

Mirabai Chanu

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'I Am Competing With Myself', Says Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who is ready to showcase her talent in Tokyo Olympics on July 24 said “I am competing with myself". She is participating in this Olympics five years after she was ruled out as her five out of six lifts were considered invalid in Rio. The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the strongest contenders who is likely to challenge China’s Hou Zhihui.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 05:25 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Tokyo Games, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Rio Olympics

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Women working out.

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Expert Busts Common Myths For Weightlifting Women

Busting common myths, competitive weightlifter and personal trainer Sara Carr said lifting heavy weights is safe for women if done properly. Sara added that even pregnant women with experience and proper guidance could lift weights. Moreover, she stated weightlifting might turn women bulky, but that does not happen overnight as building muscle takes longer than losing fat. Besides, she told women can lose weight via weightlifting as it… read-more

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 09:58 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Weightlifting, Sara Carr, Weight Loss, Lifestyle

Courtesy: Business Insider

Strongest Girl

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7-year-old Canadian Gymnast Rory van Ulft Lifts 80 Kg

Canada-based Rory Van Ulft, a 7-year-old girl, has become the social media sensation for probably being the strongest girl in the world. The gymnast-cum-weightlifter, Rory, had recently won the under-11 and under-13s Youth National Champion in the 30 kg category to become youngest youth national champion. Rory, who prefers gymnastics and started her training at the age of five, can successfully deadlift 80 kg, snatch 32kg, clean and jerk 42kg… read-more

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 02:02 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: trending, US Youth National Champion, Rory van Ulft, Canada, Ottawa, Weightlifting, Gymnastics

Courtesy: Indian Express

Mirabai Chanu

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SAI Approves Sanction for Mirabai Chanu to Get Training in USA For Olympics

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) approved the sanction of Rs 40 lakhs for the weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to undergo overseas training before the Tokyo Olympics. The fund was granted as a part of Target Olympic Podium Scheme and allotted Rs 1.5 crore to the players of six different sports. Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju stated that this exposure will help Chanu explore in her Olympic preparation.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 05:29 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: SAI, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, USA

Courtesy: The Times Of India