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Yearender 2021: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Lifts Spirits But Weightlifting Faces Uncertain Future

Dec 27, 2021 Aparajita Upadhyay

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, a former world champion, had left the 2016 Rio Olympics in tears after failing to log a legitimate lift but five years on, she displayed the brilliant composure in Tokyo for a historic silver medal.

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships: Purnima Pandey Lifts Gold, Books 2022 CWG Spot

Dec 17, 2021 PTI

Purnima Pandey created eight national records enroute to her women’s +87kg gold medal. She also became the fourth Indian to qualify for the 2022 Commonwealth Games from this competition.

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships: Ajay Singh Books 2022 CWG Berth With 81kg Gold

Ajay Singh becomes the third Indian to qualify for the 2022 CWG from the Tashkent event. Earlier, Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg) and Achinta Sheuli (73kg) won gold medals in Commonwealth Championships.

Who Is Jeremy Lalrinnunga

Dec 11, 2021 Koushik Paul

Jeremy Lalrinnunga booked his spot at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with a men's 67kg gold in the Commonwealth Championships on Friday. He is also a 2018 Youth Olympics champion.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli Book 2022 CWG Spots With Commonwealth Championships Gold

Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted a total of 305kg (141kg+164kg) in the men’s 67kg event. He also created NR in the snatch event but was unable to do the same in the clean and jerk. Sheuli won gold in the men's 73kg category.

15 April, 2021

Mirabai Chanu, Jerermy Lalrinnunga Eye Good Show At Asian Weightlifting Championship


The 26-year-old Chanu remains India’s brightest medal prospect for the gold-level Olympic qualifying event which was postponed last year due to the pandemic.

20 March, 2020

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Sure-Shot For Her 2nd Olympics, Young Jeremy Lalrinnunga Set To Qualify For Maiden Games


Former world champion Saikhom Mirabai Chanu currently occupies third place in the women's 49kg world rankings following the cancellation of the Asian Championships, the last Olympics qualifying event of the continent due to the coronavirus outbreak

03 February, 2020

Jeremy Lalrinnunga Bags Gold With National Record


The Mizoram lifter, who became the first Indian to win a gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in 2018, lifted 132kg after two failed attempts but he was at his best in clean and jerk to lift 167kg en route to a total of 299kg

09 September, 2019

World Weightlifting Championship: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu To Lead Seven-Member Indian Team


The World Championship is a gold-level qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The qualification process is based on the performances of the weightlifters in six events over a period of 18 months out of which the four best results will be considered

21 April, 2019

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mizo Sensation Jeremy Lalrinnunga Smashes Youth World Record

In the Asian Weightlifting Championship at Ningbo, 16-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted more than double his body weight (157kg, 163kg) in two successful attempts in the clean and jerk, obliterating Kazakhstan's Saikhan Taisuyev's Youth World record of 161kg.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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