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.
Tags: Mirabai Chanu, Olympian, Weightlifting, Gujarat, 36th national games
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
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.
Tags: Commonwealth Games, Lovepreet Singh, Bronze Medal, Indian athlete, Weightlifting
Courtesy: News 18
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
Tags: Commonwealth Games, Indian contingent, sports, Weightlifting, medals
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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.
Tags: Punam Yadav, Arockia Alish, Commonwealth Games, Weightlifting, Maya Laylor
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).
Tags: Sanket Mahadev Sargar, Weightlifting, Commonwealth Games, Uzbekistan, India
Courtesy: United News Of India
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.
Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Railway Ministry
Courtesy: Times Now
'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.
Tags: Tokyo Games, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Rio Olympics
Courtesy: The Indian Express
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
Tags: Weightlifting, Sara Carr, Weight Loss, Lifestyle
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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
Tags: trending, US Youth National Champion, Rory van Ulft, Canada, Ottawa, Weightlifting, Gymnastics
Courtesy: Indian Express
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.
Tags: SAI, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, USA
Courtesy: The Times Of India