Mirabai Chanu

2022: Sporting joy

Track legend and multiple Asian Games medallist PT Usha was unanimously elected to head one of India’s premier sports organisations

published on : 31st December 2022

CWG silver medallist Bindyarani Devi finishes 25th in World Weightlifting Championships

The 23-year-old began her snatch with a successful lift of 83kg and followed it up by heaving 86kg but failed in her final attempt of 88kg.

published on : 9th December 2022

Lifter Mirabai shines bright with silver

Nursing wrist injury since September, Olympic medallist pocketed her second Worlds medal

published on : 8th December 2022

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal at World Championships

Mirabai's wrist problem became apparent when she struggled with the overhead lift in her second clean-and-jerk attempt, but she recovered fast to finish with the best lift of 113kg.

published on : 7th December 2022

Sindhu, Mirabai, Gagan, Mary to contest for posts in Athletes' Commission

In all, there are 39 members — 19 men and 20 women — contesting for the commission posts.

published on : 14th November 2022

Weightlifting: Mirabai & three others to train in USA ahead of world meet

The qualification cycle for the Indian weightlifters for the 2024 Paris Olympics will begin with the World Championships scheduled in Bogota, Colombia from December 5 to 16.

published on : 20th October 2022

National Games: Injured wrist not a dead weight for supreme Mirabai

Olympic medallist battles wrist pain to once again display her supremacy.

published on : 30th September 2022

Weightlifting at National Games: Mirabai Chanu pips Sanjita for 49kg gold

Participating in her second National Games, Mirabai revealed that she was nursing an injury in her left wrist, due to which she didn't go for her third attempt in both sections.

published on : 30th September 2022

Mirabai Chanu and other CWG lifters left out of Asian Championships

The Asian Weightlifting Championships is scheduled in Manama, Bahrain from October 6 to 16.

published on : 14th August 2022

Indian Olympic Association lauds Mirabai's gold-winning feat, congratulates others

Mirabai Chanu's gold took India's medal tally to three, with fellow weightlifters Sanket Sargar and Gururaja Poojary winning silver and bronze earlier in the day in the men's 55kg and 61kg categories.

published on : 31st July 2022

CWG 2022: Sensational Mirabai Chanu defends 49kg title, bags first gold for India

Going into the competition, she had a personal best of 88kg and 119kg, a world record in clean and jerk, totalling 207kg.

published on : 31st July 2022

Weight on their shoulders: Mirabai and co eye podium finish in Commonwealth Games 2022

On Saturday, when the Commonwealth Games medal hunt begins at the swanky weightlifting hall in Birmingham, Mirabai may not be the first medallist this time.

published on : 30th July 2022

Medal rush for lifters likely to continue at Commonwealth Games 2022

Indian weightlifters have won 125 medals including 43 gold, 48 silver and 34 bronze so far and are only behind Australia (159) in the list of most successful nations.

published on : 26th July 2022

In UK time zone, Indian weightlifters target CWG 2022

Stationed at MSG Gym, a few kilometres away from the Commonwealth Games Village, the team is now getting used to the place, diet, and of course, the time zone.

published on : 30th June 2022

I will compete with myself at CWG and strive to better my world record: Mirabai Chanu

The former world champion also wants to breach the much-anticipated 90kg mark in the snatch section, which she confesses has become somewhat of a mental block.

published on : 26th June 2022

Mirabai wins; CWG-bound lifters to leave on June 24

However, the 27-year-old Manipuri has to gradually shift in­to competition mode with wei­g­h­tlifting events scheduled at the 2022 Commonwealth Games from July 30 to August 3.

published on : 17th June 2022

Chanu wins gold at Khelo India Women Weightlifting League event

Mirabai Chanu could not better her national record and personal best in the section at 88kg that she had lifted during the National Championships in 2020.

published on : 16th June 2022

Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to be part of first Khelo India ranking event with prize money

"It's going to be a big step forward as every lifter from the country will compete in the event in a bid to collect crucial ranking points," IWLF president Sahdev Yadav told The New Indian Express

published on : 27th May 2022

No USA training, UK camp for weightlifters ahead of Commonwealth Games 2022  

As per the revised schedule, Mirabai along with head coach Vijay Sharma is expected to be back in the country in a few days.

published on : 14th April 2022

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to begin Commonwealth Games and Asiad preparation in US this week

Mirabai Chanu is expected to compete in the 55kg weight class in order to maximise India's chances of winning more gold medals in the multi-sport event.

published on : 17th March 2022
1 2 >