Mirabai Chanu

Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam joins Mirabai in US for rehabilitation

The Tamil Nadu lifter is expected to undergo rehab for injuries he suffered a couple of years ago. The two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist will be attended by the same doctor.

published on : 8th November 2020

Lifter Mirabai Chanu, coach to leave for US on Wednesday

The programme was sanctioned by the sports ministry's Mission Olympic Cell last month.

published on : 12th October 2020

SAI approves weightlifter Mirabai's training in US

Coach says this will help address the lifter's bio-mechanical issues before the Olympics

published on : 28th September 2020

Blazer size taken, off Arjuna list

Wrestler Sakshi Malik and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, former Khel Ratna winners both, were not considered for Arjuna this year by the sports ministry.

published on : 24th August 2020

No Arjuna for past Khel Ratnas Sakshi Malik and Mirabai Chanu

Last week, the Justice (retd) Mukundakam Sharma-led selection committee had recommended 29 names for the Arjuna Award to the Sports Ministry.

published on : 21st August 2020

INTERVIEW | Lockdown boring but necessary, feels Mirabai Chanu

Confined at NIS centre in Patiala, Mirabai Chanu using free time to redraw Olympic plans and keep herself fit

published on : 27th April 2020

Modified qualifying system may favour Mirabai and Jeremy

The modified qualification system might work in favour of a couple of Indian weightlifters, the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) believes.

published on : 20th March 2020

No action for Mirabai Chanu as Olympic qualifying event postponed due to coronavirus

An official of the Indian Weightlifting Federation said that the international parent body will take a decision on the way forward in a meeting on March 17-18 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

published on : 7th March 2020

Record boost in Olympic push

At the National Weightlifting Championships in Kolkata, Mirabai Chanu rewrote her own national record in women’s 49kg before flashing her trademark smile.

published on : 5th February 2020

Mirabai Chanu: From lifting firewood to Common Wealth Games gold

Mirabai has the world at her feet as she earned India's first gold medal at Gold Coast after smashing the Games records in 48kg category snatch, clean and jerk.

published on : 6th April 2018

Mirabai Chanu was going for gold from first lift: Karnam Malleswari

Following Chanu's spectacular display at Commonwealth Games, Malleswari believes that they could now expect a better performance from her in 2020 Tokyo Olympics.  

published on : 5th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu bolsters status as next icon of Indian weightlifting

Chanu started her campaign in spectacular fashion by breaking the existing Games record with a lift of 80 kilograms in her very first attempt in the snatch section.

published on : 5th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins India's first gold, sets CWG record

The Manipuri powerhouse left the competition far behind by setting Games records in the snatch, clean and jerk as well as the total.

published on : 5th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter ​Mirabai Chanu carries Indian hopes on Day one at Gold Coast

Chanu, who claimed a silver at the 2014 CWG, is being considered a sure shot for India as her personal best stands over 10kg more than her nearest rival in the competition.

published on : 4th April 2018

President, Prime Minister hail Chanu for winning gold in World Weightlifting Championships

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed Saikhom Mirabai Chanu's gold-medal winning effort.

published on : 30th November 2017
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