Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
The 26-year-old Mirabai Chanu from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her world ranking points. The Indian lifter is ranked second in the women's 49kg category with 4133,6172 points in her kitty.
Kolkata: Former world champion Mirabai Chanu on Tuesday bettered her own national record by two kilogram as she lifted a total of 203kg to win the 49kg gold in the National Weightlifting Championships here. The 25-year-old Manipuri lifted 88 kg in snatch in her second attempt and 115 kg in clean and jerk for a […]
New Delhi: India’s Commonwealth Championship silver medallist weightlifter Seema has been slapped with a four-year suspension for a doping violation. In a statement, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) said Seema’s dope sample was collected this year during the 34th Women National Weightlifting Championship in Vishakhapatnam. “Presence of prohibited substances were found in her system during […]
Doha: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, a former world champion, racked up the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at the 6th Qatar International Cup here on Friday. Chanu bagged gold with an effort of 194kg in the Olympic qualifying event. The points she gets from this meet will help her when the […]