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Indian lifter Bharali Bedabrate bags bronze in World Youth Championships

The 15-year-old lifted a total of 267kg (119kg+148kg) to finish third on Monday night.

published on : 28th March 2023
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Against all odds: Akshata punches much above her weight  

Only on Saturday, she bagged gold at the National Weightlifting Championship at Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu in the 87 kg weight group in the snatch and clean and jerk categories. 

published on : 9th January 2023
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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
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Deepak Lather wins bronze in men’s 69 kg weightlifting, creates history

The youngster, competing in his maiden Commonwealth Games, holds the distinction of being the youngest to hold the national record as well.

published on : 6th April 2018
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu clinches India's second gold 

The Manipuri lifter lifted a total of 192 kg which included a CWG record of 84 kg in the snatch and 108 kg in clean and jerk.

published on : 6th April 2018
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter ā€‹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
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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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Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in Weightlifting World Championship

Mirabai Chanu today became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship.

published on : 30th November 2017