Tag: Weightlifting

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Weightlifter Gurdeep Singh bags bronze in +109kg

The gold went to Pakistan's Muhammad Nooh Butt for his Games record-breaking lift of 405kg (173kg+232kg).

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
Throwback 2017: A year to remember for Odisha sports

Odisha has always produced some of the best sporting personalities and so it did in 2017. But what left an indelible impression on the sporting year for the state was the Asian Athletics Championships in July. Right from the word go, the event remained the cynosure of all eyes and it did exceed expectations on […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Tokyo Olympic: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Wins Silver As India Begins Medal Quest

SILVER FOR CHANU! In an astounding feat, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal in women's weightlifting in 49kg category! China won gold, while Indonesia took bronze. With this feat, Chanu became the first Indian to win an Olympic medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games!

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  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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SA Games: Odia weightlifter Saraswati Rout wins gold

Odia weightlifter Saraswati Rout on Sunday won a gold in women's 58 kg in the 12th South Asian Games here

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Kohli, Chanu conferred Khel Ratna; Neeraj, Hima get Arjuna award

New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. This year’s award ceremony was postponed to September 25 from the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
CWG 2018: Lifter Venkat Rahul wins 85kg gold

Gold Coast: Venkat Rahul Ragala extended India’s medal-hunting run in the weightlifting competitions as he clinched the gold medal in the men’s 85kg category at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Venkat Rahul lifted a total of 338 kg — 151 kg in snatch and 187 in clean and jerk — to bring maiden gold medal […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Mirabai Betters Her Own National Record, Lifts 203Kg To Win Gold In Nationals

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021